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Re: Moving to Autoconf 2.64, Automake 1.11

* Joseph S. Myers wrote on Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 05:31:44PM CEST:
> On Sat, 15 Aug 2009, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > - Update automake-provided helper scripts in the toplevel,
> > - LIBTOOLFLAGS, and *_LINK fixes for Automake 1.11 (GCC only),
> > - some minor fixes in sim, gold, gdb (src only)
> > - Bump Autoconf version to 2.64 in override.m4, and regenerate the
> >   world with 2.64 and Automake 1.11,
> > - remove {all,install}-{html,pdf} and {dataroot,doc,pdf,html}dir stuff
> >   not needed any more, update documentation bits throughout the tree.
> I note that the patch series doesn't include resyncing shared build system 
> files that are out of sync between gcc and src.  Any chance this could be 
> done either before or after the above?

Yes, I can look into it.  Sigh.

> (The whole config directory should be exactly identical in both places, 
> including the ChangeLog.  Each repository has accumulated changes that 
> need merging to the other repository.  I believe such resyncing can be 
> considered preapproved since approval for a change to a shared file in one 
> repository is sufficient for it to go in the other as well.)

OK thanks, that is quite helpful.

> > The texinfo changes have been tested with 'make info pdf html'.
> There should be a "make install-pdf install-html" test (for both gcc and 
> GDB/Binutils) as well.

I think I tried that when changing the relevant rules, but I will test
again before committing.

> > To make it easy for whoever volunteers for the --with-build-sysroot
> > test, I would like to ask for this to be done after I commit the patch
> > set.  OK?
> Once the changes are in, CodeSourcery's next arm-none-linux-gnueabi 
> automatic test run will cover such a configuration.



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