cygport: build apps with an older version of autoreconf

Jon Turney
Tue Sep 27 15:59:39 GMT 2022

On 27/09/2022 16:33, Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty wrote:
> Hi there,
> While trying to get the latest version of wxWidgets 3.0.x to build, I 
> found that I need to use an older version of autoreconf, as the format 
> seems to have changed in a slightly incompatible way.
> The "cygautoreconf" command seems to always use the latest version of 
> autoreconf, and refuses to run if the latest version of autoreconf isn't 
> installed.
> Eventually I realised that I can just skip this step for this particular 
> package, but is there a way to use an older version of autoreconf with 
> the "cygautoreconf" command?

I think this is controlled with the WANT_AUTOCONF variable?


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