Wiki: automake wrong version

Brian Paul brian.paul at
Mon Jul 17 14:51:04 PDT 2006

Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 03:27:05PM -0600, Brian Paul wrote:
>>According to 
>>automake 1.7 is needed.
>>I was using automake 1.7.3 but the xserver would not compile:
>>Going to automake 1.9.7 got me past that.
> No, that's not automake 1.7.x being broken, that's your local autotools
> installation being spectacularly broken.  automake 1.7.x works fine.

How do I determine what's broken?  I've been using my current 
automake/autoconf/etc for many, many months with no problem until now.

>>I'd edit the page and update the version, but the page is (apparently) 
>>immutable.  Who can fix that?
> You need to log in:

I tried to.  When I click on the 'Login' button in the upper-right 
corner of the page I'm taken to the 'UserPreferences' page, not a 
login page.


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