GNU Autotools

Nathan Hawkins utsl at
Wed Dec 15 17:59:08 PST 2004

Are there isues with libtool as well? I've had a lot more problems with
it in the past. config.* are pretty easy to find and replace.

On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 19:56 +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 12:40:40PM -0500, Craig Dooley wrote:
> > In order to stop patching individual packages, and using the UNAME
> > hacks, i was looking to update the ports for the autotools.  While
> > working on autoconf, I found that if GNU_CONFIGURE is defined, the
> > FreeBSD ports makefiles copy their own version of config.sub and
> > config.guess to any ports that use them.  As long as we are using
> > their system, this will happen (I'm not looking to start a war on
> > package management).  For now, could we get them to supply a modified
> > version of config.guess and config.sub in ports/Templates that will
> > recognize dragonfly?  We also need to get the GNU people to update
> > their config.sub and config.guess.
> It would be enough if they fetch the latest version from
> Joerg

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