[Nickle] Debian Package -- help!
jamey at sharp.ath.cx
Fri Jul 11 03:15:05 PDT 2003
On 07/10 01:54PM, Carl Worth wrote:
> Looks like /usr/bin/autoconf is a script that tries to decide whether
> 2.13 or 2.50 is desired, and it is choosing wrong, (is this script a
> Debian-specific beast?).
I think it is, yes.
> By reverse-engineering the script, I see a quick fix to make it guess
> $ mv configure.in configure.ac
> $ autoconf --version
> autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.57
This is hinted at in the package description for autoconf2.13, which
directs you to /usr/share/doc/autoconf2.13/README.Debian.gz, which
documents the issue and heuristics nicely.
> Shall I commit the change from configure.in to configure.ac?
I'd say "yes"... though the AC_PREREQ(2.50) approach might be good too.
Jamey Sharp <jamey at minilop.net> - http://minilop.net/
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