On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 15, 2002 at 12:25:56AM +0200, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> > I made those changes because it seemed to be the right thing to me
> > according to the info page. I didn't check against older versions of
> > automake/autoconf, sorry. I have automake-1.5 and autoconf-2.52,
> > shall I fix the files to make it work with older versions again?
> Well, we should formally move to autoconf 2.5x/automake 1.6 at some
> point. It looks like a good moment to do so.
I'll try to upgrade my stuff to be more current.
> In the process, I would also rename configure.in to configure.ac, to
> make it very obvious.
Umm, it would make it obvious to someone who knows the difference between
the new and old autoconf and automake, but certainly not for me. It would
probably have made me more frustrated if it errored out right away.
I'll update the documentation to say that the two new versions are
required so other people don't run into this problem. We know everyone
reads the docs before trying to compile anyways. :)