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Re: [Acl-devel] acl FTBFS if autoconf2.13 is installed

From: Anibal Monsalve Salazar
Subject: Re: [Acl-devel] acl FTBFS if autoconf2.13 is installed
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 20:11:50 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 04:02:47PM +0100, Wookey wrote:
>Package: acl
>Version: 2.2.51
>Severity: normal
>Tags: upstream patch
>acl is not compatible with autoconf2.13 but specifies neither a
>build-conflicts nor an AC_PREREQ to set a minimum autoconf version.
>if autoconf2.13 is installed it fails (both for native builds and for
>cross-builds) like this:
>aclocal -I m4
>autoconf: Undefined macros:
>make[1]: *** [configure] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory
>make: *** [.census] Error 2
>dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
>This can be fixed in various ways:
>1) specify a build-conflicts on autoconf2.13
>2) Add AC_PREREQ([minimumversion])
>3) Rename to
>Fix 1 is debian-specific, and sometimes will simply stop the build
>starting, rather than automatically DTRT
>Fix 2 or 3 both indicate to the scripts which try to run the correct
>version of autoconf that this is 'modern autoconf' not 'ancient
>I have included a patch for fix2 as it is simple, and effective both
>upstream and in Debian, but upstream should also consider renaming
>the configure file to the modern form.
>This issue and fix has been checked on squeeze and wheezy and natty
>with versions 2.2.49 and 2.2.51. 
>-- System Information:
>Debian Release: 6.0.2
>  APT prefers stable
>  APT policy: (990, 'stable'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 
> 'experimental')
>Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
>Kernel: Linux 2.6.37-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
>Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Description: Fix for incompatibility with autoconf2.13
 This package will not build if autconf2.13 is installed.
 Adding AC_PREREQ allows the automatic checks to run the correct
 version of autconf, whichever is installed, or to get a clear error
 message about the problem.
Author: Wookey <address@hidden>
Signed-off-by: Wookey <address@hidden>
Acked-by: Anibal Monsalve Salazar <address@hidden>

--- acl-2.2.49.orig/
+++ acl-2.2.49/
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
 # You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 # along with this program.  If not, see <>.

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