Updated: automake1.5-1.5-11

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Mon Aug 12 23:40:00 GMT 2013

Automake is a tool for automatically generating `Makefile.in' files
compliant with the GNU Coding Standards.  This is routine packaging
update for automake-1.5, and contains the latest version of the
automake 1.5 series, automake-1.5.

This cygwin package, automake1.5, can be installed without conflict
alongside the existing automake1.14 ... automake1.6, and automake1.4
cygwin packages.

* Rely on cygport to autogenerate setup.hints
* Update config.sub/config.guess to latest standard (supports
* Use 'alternatives' only for documentation; rely on wrapper
  to handle the tools themselves.
* First cygwin64 release

Testsuite Results
cyg32| 4 of 324 tests failed
cyg64| 4 of 324 tests failed

Testsuite Details:
both| FAIL: installsh.test
            This appears to be due to a warning issued by new perl
            when parsing Wrap.pm: "Useless use of /d modifier in
            transliteration operator at .../lib/Automake/Wrap.pm line 60."
            This messes up the expected stderr output.

both| FAIL: listval.test
both| FAIL: subdircond.test
both| FAIL: suffix2.test
            This version of automake does not understand new
	    libtool's multi-m4 file structure, and so unexpected
	    warnings are emitted.

These errors all appear to be related to platform updates (perl,
libtool) and do not actually represent regressions in automake
itself, so to speak.

Charles Wilson
volunteer automake maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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