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[ANNOUNCEMENT] NEW: automake-2-1
- From: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 02:24:26 -0400
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] NEW: automake-2-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
This new package provides a wrapper system for the various automakeX.Y
packages, and plays a role similar to that of the long-standing autoconf
This wrapper system is based on the bash am-wrapper developed by the
gentoo distribution, with tweaks to support cygwin's existing
alternatives framework for switching between the various installed
The end-user experience should be transparent: invoke 'automake' and the
wrapper will select the appropriate version based on the contents of the
files in the directory where it is invoked (e.g. if Makefile.in was
created by automake-1.6 from Makefile.am, then the wrapper will "know"
to invoke automake-1.6).
This package is based on the automake-1-1 distributed by the
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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