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Re: macro lookups

From: Jason Stover
Subject: Re: macro lookups
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 08:55:37 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.10i

On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 08:16:39PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Jason Stover <address@hidden> writes:
> > I just installed a new OS and now I'm having to fix a bunch of m4
> > macro lookups. make -f Smake and configure don't like the fact that a
> > lot of macros are in /usr/share/aclocal. I guess the trouble started when
> > I upgraded to automake 1.10, which made a new directory in
> > /usr/local/share/aclocal-1.10 and forgot about /usr/local/share.
> >
> > I can fix all this myself on my own system, but I'm concerned that a
> > release version is going to have the same trouble, and a lot of
> > potential users will be left helpless. Is this something we should
> > fix, or is something the automake people should fix?
> Jason, I was looking through my backlog of email and it looks
> like this potential issue never got dealt with.  Did you ever
> figure out what's going on?

Yes, the upgrade of automake forgot about macros in /usr/share, so I
had to copy some macros to /usr/local/share/aclocal (or link them, or
something).  It isn't a big deal for me, but will this problem happen
in a release version?


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