[PATCH libXfont] config: remove protection for AS_HELP_STRING for old autoconf
jeremyhu at apple.com
Sat Mar 27 18:04:59 PDT 2010
Reviewed-by: Jeremy Huddleston <jeremyhu at apple.com>
On Mar 27, 2010, at 17:53, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-03-27 at 16:48 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> I'm confused... what makes it 2.60 instead of 2.58?
> Sorry about the confusion.
> The 2 changes are not really connected. The de facto lowest common
> for all x.org modules is 2.60 (4 years old). As I go along, I update the
> AC_PREREQ statement.
> The m4_ifdef I am removing was put in place in 2005 so that a new (at
> the time) feature
> could be used on the old 2.57 level (8 years old now).
> I have yet to find a way of saying that clearly. No one uses 2.57
> anymore (automake 1.9 won't even installed)
> but if I write a patch just to bump up the number, then people get
> confused as well as it appears
> to be gratuitous.
>> On Mar 27, 2010, at 15:01, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
>>> No longer needed as modules will not configure with 2.57.
>>> AS_HELP_STRING was introduced in 2.58. The minimum level
>>> is now 2.60.
>>> Signed-off-by: Gaetan Nadon <memsize at videotron.ca>
>>> configure.ac | 4 +---
>>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>> diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
>>> index c75a041..852124a 100644
>>> --- a/configure.ac
>>> +++ b/configure.ac
>>> @@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ dnl PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
>>> dnl Process this file with autoconf to create configure.
>>> @@ -57,8 +57,6 @@ PKG_PROG_PKG_CONFIG
>>> AC_CHECK_HEADERS([endian.h poll.h sys/poll.h])
>>> -m4_ifdef([AS_HELP_STRING], , [m4_define([AS_HELP_STRING], m4_defn([AC_HELP_STRING]))])
>>> # select libraries to include
>>> xorg-devel at lists.x.org: X.Org development
>>> Archives: http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel
>>> Info: http://lists.x.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg-devel
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