why is automake not installed by default?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Tue Jan 9 07:48:00 GMT 2001


At 10:15 AM 1/9/2001, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
><Den 9 Jan 2001, 15:56 Uhr, hat Jan-Oliver Wagner geschrieben:>
>< why is automake not installed by de >
>
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I just wonder why automake is not installed by default
> > with the cygnus setup routine?
>
>I've learned that (at first):
> http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#SEC44
>
>And second, it was mentioned, that as long as perl is not part of the 
>standard distribution, automake, which is a perl-skript, could not be 
>included. 
>
>Well, since perl is available as a test release, I suggest, it will be 
>included soon.


With the caveat of http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#SEC44 as you mentioned.
Volunteers welcome!:-)



Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
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