[RFC] X.Org minimum requirements for Autotools policy review
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Oct 29 22:52:54 CET 2013
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 09:16:53AM -0400, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> On 13-10-24 02:17 PM, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> > Recommendations
> > 1. We should prereq libtool 2.2 as a minimum (available since 2008).
> > 2. We should prereq autoconf 2.62 as a minimum (available since
> > 2008). Keeps us in the same time period and is required by
> > automake 1.11.
> > 3. We should prereq automake 1.11 (available since 2009). Keeps us in
> > the same time period.
> > If the policy is changed, the wiki will be updated.
> Let's get started with libtool. No one is objecting to libtool 2.2. It's
> been in use for several years.
> This will allow fixing some warnings and prevent some errors like having
> both AC_PROG_LIBTOOL and LT_INIT statements. It will prevent developers
> from wasting time tripping on obsolete code.
> The X.Org Modular Tree Developer's Guide:
while I see this link: it would be a good idea to rename this page to a
generic "how to build". These days, "modular tree" isn't as obvious anymore
since we haven't had the monolithic tree for 7-or-so years.
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