On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 06:36:02PM +0100, Jens Granseuer wrote: > On 2004.01.20 21:35, Torinthiel wrote: > > On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 06:31:39PM +0100, Jens Granseuer wrote: > > > Weird indeed. autoconf shouldn't depend on automake... > > > > Autoconf itself doesn't But building and installing autoconf does. > > Building shouldn't, either. One of the nice things about the autotools > is that users _don't_ need them for building the package (unless they > are patching Makefiles or some such). They are developers' tools. You still don't get what I was trying to do. I was rebuilding libtool/auto* PACKAGE. Not crimson, not anything. The package, i.e. libtool.*.rpm > > 2. We have found out that it requires automake no grater then 1.7.9 and > > greater then 1.6.3. Maybe it would be good to dig into automake > > Changelogs to specify what version, but I think it should make it into > > crimson.spec.in > > No. When we have made sure it is automake that's causing the problems, > the place to put it is autogen.sh. That's the only place where automake > is required. Ok, but if you put a line like BuildRequires: automake >= 1.7.9 in crimson.spec.in than anyone trying to build the package will be warned. Like it is now with SDL - see crimson.spec.in line 14. And it will not prevent anyone from installing the game from RPM package. Torinthiel -- Waclaw "Torinthiel" Schiller GG#: 542916, 3073512 torinthiel(at)wp(dot)pl gpg: B06901F1 fpr: FAA3 559F CAE9 34DE CDC8 7346 2B6E 39F2 B069 01F1 "No classmates may be used during this examination"
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