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From: Ralph H Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-30 10:43:47


Thanks Ralf! Much appreciated.

On 11/30/06 8:33 AM, "Ralf Wildenhues" <Ralf.Wildenhues_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> * Ralph Castain wrote on Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 04:12:16PM CET:
>> That could be the problem. I had to update automake, and unfortunately
>> Darwin Ports hasn't reached that level yet. So I had to build and install
>> automake by hand under my own bin directory. But libtool etc are all in
>> /usr/bin.
>
> Then that's the most likely cause.
>
> * Ralph Castain wrote on Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 04:10:35PM CET:
>> m4 version is 1.4.2
>
> Updating is advisable. M4 1.4.8 is the current version. It has
> many bugfixes over 1.4.2, and there are a couple of tricky cases
> where the latter is known to fail (in conjunction with autoconf).
>
> If you excuse a small plug: Automake 1.10 and (unreleased) Autoconf 2.62
> will both help to eliminate a large part of config.status execution time,
> compared with the 1.9.6/2.59 combo (OpenMPI was used for testing here):
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/autoconf-patches/2006-11/msg00035.html
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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