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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: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 17:02:04 +1000
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
> > Robert suggested that debian has a wrapper that tries to infer which
> > version of autoconf to run.
> >
> > Is this something worth considering?
>
> Yes.  But I think the requirement for separate install prefixes still
> remains.  I don't know much about debian, tho, so take that with a
large
> chunk of salt.

if be different prefixes you mean something like
/usr/share/autoconf2.5 and
/usr/share/autoconf2.13 then yes something is needed. THey do have
conflicting files.

Rob

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