correct version of the autoconf tools?
thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 10:15:29 UTC 2016
What is the correct version of the autoconf tools to use when regenerating
I am generating with autoconf 2.69 and get a number of diffs unrelated to
my change, among others:
+ -runstatedir | --runstatedir | --runstatedi | --runstated \
+ | --runstate | --runstat | --runsta | --runst | --runs \
etc. I see option runstatedir has been removed in "8166937: [Solaris]
Missing libjvm_db.so and libjvm_dtrace.so from JDK 9 b138". Was that
delibarate? Am I using the wrong autoconf?
Or, asked another way, should I even care? When providing webrevs for
changes in m4 files, should I also provide an updated configure script? And
if yes, should it only diff minimally?
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