Subject: Re: a migration plan for supporting old and new GNU Auto* tools in pkgsrc....
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/2002 11:19:21
On Saturday 25 May 2002 7:35 am, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> As we all no doubt know by now there are some annoying backwards
> compatability problems with the GNU Auto* tools, most significantly (at
> least with respect to packages I've worked on so far) in Automake.
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FWIW, I've done something very similar to this and hope to check it in a some 
point in the not too distant future.