Updated: automake1.8-1.8.5-4

cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Oct 28 01:00:00 GMT 2008

Automake is a tool for automatically generating `Makefile.in' files
compliant with the GNU Coding Standards.  This package contains the
latest version of the automake system in the automake-1.8.x series,

This cygwin package, automake1.8, can be installed without conflict
alongside the existing automake1.10, automake1.9, automake1.7,
automake1.6, automake1.5, and automake1.4 cygwin packages.

This release is a packaging update of the automake1.8 package.  This
will most likely be the final automake1.8 update for the cygwin-1.5
distribution; future development will continue with automake1.8-1.8.5-10
for cygwin-1.7.

Changes (automake1.8-1.8.5-3 ---> automake1.8-1.8.5-4)

* Update packaging to use stock cygport-0.4.0
* Fix setup.hint
* Import fixes from gentoo so that tests pass, when
  this version of automake is used with autoconf-2.6x
  or with newer versions of gettext.
* Ensure distcheck passes when using libtool-2.2 and
  the LT_OUTPUT macro appears in configure.ac.
* Ensure /usr/share/aclocal directory is preserved
* Also added info file to alternatives set (as is done in
  automake1.9 and automake1.10 already)

Testsuite results:
2 of 512 tests failed
(18 tests were not run)
FAIL: ltlibsrc.test, subobj9.test
These tests require that they be run as root (Administrator), which I

Charles Wilson
volunteer automake maintainer for cygwin


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