[ITP] gcc-tools-autoconf, gcc-tools-automake

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Sat Jan 3 22:14:00 GMT 2009

Charles Wilson wrote:
> Special versions of "pristine" (that is, no cygwin-special patches) of
> autoconf-2.59 and automake-1.9.6 as required by gcc, installed into
> /opt/gcc-tools/{bin|lib|share}.
> This should make it easier for Dave, and those who want to help him, to
> develop gcc and binutils -- avoiding things like this:
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2008-12/msg00201.html

  This would be very helpful and get a +1 from me; I was already
uncomfortable with shipping a package that had a build dependency not (any
longer) available in the distro, and was wondering whether I was going to have
to patch cygport to let me ship with patched versions of the generated files.
 Thanks you very much!


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