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

From: Paul Morgan <jumanjiman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2015 09:35:00 -0400

On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 2:06 AM, Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi> wrote:
> 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?

negative.
i misread the original commit message as "autoconf", not "autoconf2.13".
sorry for the noise. i have no need for the older autoconf2.13.

-paul


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