Removal of

David Hampton hampton-gnucash at
Tue Jul 19 10:20:09 EDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-07-19 at 16:04 +0200, Christian Stimming wrote:

> No, that's not automake, instead it's the libtool package. I've recently 
> upgraded to suse9.3 which has libtool-1.5.14 and I ran "libtoolize" from 
> that package. Maybe I didn't notice that ./ does *not* run 
> libtoolize.

ISTR that change was made about the time I joined the dev team three
plus years ago.

>  In any case, then my removal of was wrong and 
> should be reverted. Sorry for that.

No big deal.  I've broken the build a number of times.

> By the way, we also have the file "acinclude.m4" in CVS. In current 
> automake/autoconf versions it is advised *against* that file, so at some 
> point in the future we should consider removing that file altogether.

Agreed.  At some point (g2?) we should require current version of all
the autotools, and clean up the code to work properly with them.


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