New on sourceware: autoconf-devel-2.52-4

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Mon Apr 2 08:01:00 GMT 2001


The autoconf-devel package has added to the cygwin distribution.
It contains autoconf-2.52, installed into /usr/autotool/devel.

This addition is part of a large restructuring of the
autotools.  See the message posted to cygwin-announce
on 2001-12-02 entitled
  "Restructuring the automake and autoconf packages"
for a full description.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick
up 'autoconf-devel' from the 'Devel' category.  You may need to
click the "Full" button if it doesn't show up.  You might want to
make sure you update/install ALL of the following six packages:
  autoconf
  autoconf-stable
  autoconf-devel
  automake
  automake-stable
  automake-devel

Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.

In the US, ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.

In Japan, ftp://ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp/pub/gnu/gnu-win32/ is already
updated.

In DK, http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/cygwin/ is usually up-to-date.

If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
mirror.

Please  send questions or comments to the Cygwin mailing list at:
cygwin@sources.redhat.com .  If you want to subscribe go to:
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this mailing list rather than emailing me directly.  This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.

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Corinna Vinschen
Chuck Wilson



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