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Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 15:40:04 -0400
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
Subject: Re: Autotools; new versions
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Christopher Faylor wrote:

> 
> I was thinking that we'd somehow have one autoconf.tar.gz which had both
> versions and a magic wrapper to handle them.

Oh, I see.  That's orthogonal to the installation prefix question. 
However, the downside to your idea is that you have to update the
package whenever either 2.13 or 2.5x is updated.  Ditto
automake-1.4p2/1.5.

Sounds like even *more* work for Corinna, to me.

--Chuck

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