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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] main/autoconf2.13: remove package

From: Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:06:16 +0300

On Wed, 7 Oct 2015 16:15:11 -0400
Paul Morgan <jumanjiman_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 9:07 AM, Sören Tempel
> <soeren+git_at_soeren-tempel.net> wrote:
> > The package was created because main/xulrunner needed it,
> > main/xulrunner doesn't exist anymore and I couldn't find any
> > packages that depends on this one so I suggest its removal.
>
> autoconf is useful to stay in Alpine even if it's not used by other
> Alpine packages.
> We use it to configure custom source.

'autoconf2.13' is old and obsolete version. We still have 'autoconf'
package that is newer version 2.69. I think the old version was needed
until some packages updated their configure.ac as there was some
incompatible changes around 2.13 time.

Are you saying you need to old version still? Or are you good with the
new version?


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