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Re: devel/autoconf fails to build on MacOS X

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 06:08:36PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I wonder if this is really a macos 10.4.1 bug.
> You said autoconf and then automake.  I built them both on 10.5.6/i386
> with no trouble.  It has gnu m4 1.4.6
> So perhaps the fix is to add something in tools that gm4 is broken on
> macos 10.4.

and 10.3.9, see my PR 40329
> Or, perhaps there is really a bug in autoconf with the wrong number of
> arguments but only the m4 on 10.4 detects this.

As sufficiently newer gm4 than the onein in 10.3.9 work, we should tell
pkgsrc to not use the installed m4 somehow - what infrastructure is there
to do that?

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