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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: Autotools; new versions
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 19:12:32 +1000
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Earnie Boyd" <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>


> Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> >
> > It may have started like that, but I believe it's a little smarter
now
> > .. It's under the GPL, why not grab the deb, run ar and have a look?
> >
>
> I meant as far as one for Cygwin itself is concerned.
>

Gotcha. Well I think that if we go for a wrapper we should use one that
has solved the problems. The debian script got smarter *because it
needed to*, not for the sake of being complex. False version detection
does not a happy configure make.

Rob

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