Upgrading autotools versions

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Nov 6 16:37:56 CET 2004

Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm currently evaluating the opportunity to upgrade the "official"
> autotools used to generate Xfce.
> The reason for this is that I don't really like to do this in the middle
> of a released version, so before RC1 is a good time IMO.
> I am considering the following versions:
> gettext-0.14.1-12
> libtool-1.5.6-4
> automake 1.9.2-3
> autoconf 2.59-5
> All these being the current versions from Fedora Core 3.
> Opinions?

They look good from my POV. Just one think: A fixed libtool exists with 
patches for cygwin. Maybe we could use that version instead?

> TIA,
> Olivier.


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