Scott Klement <klemscot@klements.com> writes:

> Make dist didn't work for me, either, until I created all of the
> documentation files in the doc/ subdirectory using robodoc...  I had
> to do this as a separate step...

This was the main point where I go stuck, although I also had a little
trouble with autoconf 2.50 here.  This may be an issue with the Debian
package, though; when I copied configure.in to configure.ac, autoconf
worked fine.

> I noticed (after I posted it) that 0.16.1 said "Any", but I couldn't
> figure out how to change it.

I seem to have gotten it to update from an Edit Releases page.

> Not sure what you're saying...  are you saying I should upgrade autoconf
> and automake on my system to newer versions?   Is that what controls this?

It looks like it's automake that copies the files into the source
directory.  The Debian automake package copies the files from the
Debian "autotools-dev" package, which has copies from CVS at:

    http://subversions.gnu.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/config

It might be easier to download the Debian source package from:

    http://packages.debian.org/autotools-dev

It should be enough to copy the latest versions into the top source
directory before running autogen.sh.

> Also, as long as I have your attention, Carey...  Some people on the list
> were discussing putting together some additional documentation for the
> tn5250 project.   This seems like your area, you might want to talk to
> them... :)

I _have_ seen some of the messages, and have been meaning to reply
once I get a bit of time and it's not so late at night.
Unfortunately, it seems to have gotten very late again, but I'll see
if I can catch up a bit more tomorrow night.

--
         Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

        You think you know... what's to come... what you are.


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