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[automake-commit] branch master updated: doc: tweak old NEWS about ACLOC
[automake-commit] branch master updated: doc: tweak old NEWS about ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS.
Wed, 01 Mar 2023 18:03:43 -0500
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new 0901ccdd0 doc: tweak old NEWS about ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS.
0901ccdd0 is described below
Author: Karl Berry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
AuthorDate: Wed Mar 1 15:03:30 2023 -0800
doc: tweak old NEWS about ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS.
* NEWS: any ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS deprecation will be in a major
release (the hypothetical 2.0), not sooner.
* NEWS-2.0: developers who don't wish to be maintainers are also
welcome and needed.
NEWS | 5 ++---
NEWS-2.0 | 8 ++++----
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index cb325642f..132a33097 100644
@@ -870,9 +870,8 @@ New in 1.13:
include directories. Formerly, one had to specify it with an explicit
'-I' option to the 'aclocal' invocation.
- - The special make variable ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS is deprecated; future
- Automake versions will warn about its use, and later version will
- remove support for it altogether.
+ - The special make variable ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS may be deprecated in
+ a future Automake major release.
* The depcomp script:
diff --git a/NEWS-2.0 b/NEWS-2.0
index 511e0531e..71deca625 100644
@@ -1,13 +1,13 @@
-This file (NEWS-2.0) lists several incompatibilities planned for a
+This file (NEWS-2.0) lists several incompatibilities that may happen in a
future Automake 2.0 release.
However, the (few) current Automake maintainers have insufficient interest
and energy to pursue the 2.0 release. We have not even reviewed all
-existing bugs. New maintainers are needed! For more information about
-helping with Automake development:
+existing bugs. New maintainers and developers are needed! For more
+information about helping with Automake development:
-Therefore, there is no ETA for Automake 2.0, but it is not likely to be
+Therefore, there is no ETA for Automake 2.0, and it is not likely to be
any time soon. So moving these future issues to a separate file seemed
warranted. For more info, see the ./PLANS/ directory.
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