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FS#33285 - [gnome-common] Add support for automake 1.13 in

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Rafael Fontenelle (josephg) - Friday, 04 January 2013, 10:32 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 21:17 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 6
Private No



Newly released automake 1.13 is not supported by /usr/bin/ simply because automake versions are hardcoded in it, without version 1.13 . This[1] upstream bug report provides a patch that solves the issue (patch attached in here). Without it, all gnome git packages that call '' will fail to find lastet version of automake, as you can see from the attached log file.


Additional info:
* package version(s)

automake 1.13.1-1
gnome-common 3.6.0-1
This task depends upon

Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 21:17 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Updated to 3.7.4, contains the fix for this problem.
Comment by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Friday, 04 January 2013, 13:00 GMT
Things like this need to go upstream...
Comment by Rafael Fontenelle (josephg) - Friday, 04 January 2013, 13:07 GMT
Yep, agree with you. Actually, as I already mentioned, it is in upstream's but tracker already. However, while a new source tarball is not available, some AUR packages will break and users will be like crazy asking flagging out-of-date. (that's not developer's problem, but, hey, help me :)
Comment by Gianpiero (4javier) - Thursday, 24 January 2013, 12:20 GMT
I double this bug, and add that the same problem occurs with aclocal-1.13: doesnt check over 1.12. For my notify-osd-customizable pkgbuild on AUR, I suggested a user to create two symlinks of these executables.