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Re: Why autoconf 2.13?
On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 08:41:03PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 05:39:12PM -0700, Fred Fish wrote:
>>Is there some reason that gdb is using a 3 year old version of autoconf
>>instead of the latest official FSF release (2.53 I think)?
>Because all the rest of sourceware is. Every so often there are noises
>made about moving forward, but 2.53 and 2.13 aren't even mostly
>compatible in practice.
Alexandre Oliva was showing some interest in upgrading everything but
we've been keeping him too busy with "real work" for this to become
I think he probably has a pretty good handle on what needs to be done,
though. I don't want to volunteer him for anything but maybe he'd be
interested in coordinating an upgrade effort for gcc.gnu.org and