Removal of ltmain.sh
c.shoemaker at cox.net
Wed Jul 20 14:40:48 EDT 2005
On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 10:20:09AM -0400, David Hampton wrote:
> 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 ./autogen.sh 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 ltmain.sh 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.
I also agree. I welcome Christian's effort to clean up the build
system *in the g2 branch*. Breaking the build and then fixing it is
better than living with a quirky build system. So, is anybody willing
to fix this the "right way"? I'm willing to test. :)
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