D-Bus 1.3.0 released
mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Thu Aug 6 17:27:02 PDT 2009
On Fri, 07.08.09 02:11, Michael Biebl (mbiebl at gmail.com) wrote:
> > How does that matter? Automake is only required for folks who build
> > from git, i.e. developers. And those should not have a problem with
> > keeping there system up-to-date.
> > I do see value that the tarball stays compilable on older
> > distributions, since it is used by admins and other non-developer
> > folks. But the git tree? If someone uses that he should be expected to
> > keep his things up-to-date.
> > 1.11 is two months old already now.
> silent-rules is not a crucial feature, so it doesn't really cost you
> anything to keep the support optional.
> I'm not sure if every developer (or tester ftm) is running the latest
> bleeding edge distro.
> I personally won't install automake-1.11 from sources just to
> (test-)compile dbus.
> It also makes it easier for distros, in case they need to patch the
> build system and rerun the autotools.
I don't really buy this. Somehow I get the idea that all this is about
is that Debian is glacial in updating automake, right?
But anyway, since today's your birthday I have now reworked that patch
to make you happy.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net
http://0pointer.net/lennart/ GnuPG 0x1A015CC4
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