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Bug 467550 - =app-benchmarks/spew-1.0.8 fails with automake-1.13 - error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER': this macro is obsolete
Summary: =app-benchmarks/spew-1.0.8 fails with automake-1.13 - error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADE...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Unspecified (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Anthony Basile
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Blocks: automake-1.13
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Reported: 2013-04-27 20:27 UTC by Ian Stakenvicius
Modified: 2013-06-21 13:20 UTC (History)
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Description Ian Stakenvicius gentoo-dev 2013-04-27 20:27:33 UTC
# cat /var/tmp/portage/app-benchmarks/spew-1.0.8/temp/aclocal.out
***** aclocal *****
***** PWD: /var/tmp/portage/app-benchmarks/spew-1.0.8/work/spew-1.0.8
***** aclocal

/usr/share/aclocal/zthread.m4:34: warning: underquoted definition of AM_PATH_ZTHREAD
/usr/share/aclocal/zthread.m4:34:   run info Automake 'Extending aclocal'
/usr/share/aclocal/zthread.m4:34:   or see http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/automake.html#Extending-aclocal
configure.ac:7: error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER': this macro is obsolete.
    You should use the 'AC_CONFIG_HEADERS' macro instead.
/usr/share/aclocal-1.13/obsolete-err.m4:12: AM_CONFIG_HEADER is expanded from...
configure.ac:7: the top level
autom4te-2.69: /usr/bin/m4 failed with exit status: 1
aclocal-1.13: error: echo failed with exit status: 1

Please note that although this package is stable and automake-1.13 is ~arch,
this is still a priority fix because ~arch users are immediately affected.
Comment 1 Anthony Basile gentoo-dev 2013-05-25 01:27:23 UTC
Ian, how have people been implementing this change to not break backwards compat?  Or you cant?  WANT_AUTOCONF=2.69?