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Bug 467580 - =app-misc/srm-1.2.11-r2 fails with automake-1.13 - error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER': this macro is obsolete
Summary: =app-misc/srm-1.2.11-r2 fails with automake-1.13 - error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER':...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Aaron W. Swenson
Depends on: 591726
Blocks: automake-1.13
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Reported: 2013-04-27 21:01 UTC by Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED)
Modified: 2018-01-21 11:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2013-04-27 21:01:05 UTC
# cat /var/tmp/portage/app-misc/srm-1.2.11-r2/temp/aclocal.out
***** aclocal *****
***** PWD: /var/tmp/portage/app-misc/srm-1.2.11-r2/work/srm-1.2.11
***** aclocal

aclocal-1.13: warning: autoconf input should be named '', not ''
/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/usr/share/aclocal/zthread.m4:34:   or see error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER': this macro is obsolete.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... 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 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-01-21 11:07:17 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit e4306364e889f5d5d7b1a72363d31bd74207ce07
Author:     Aaron W. Swenson <>
AuthorDate: 2018-01-21 11:07:07 +0000
Commit:     Aaron W. Swenson <>
CommitDate: 2018-01-21 11:07:07 +0000

    app-misc/srm: Cleanup
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.13, Repoman-2.3.3

 app-misc/srm/Manifest                      |  1 -
 app-misc/srm/files/srm-1.2.11-cflags.patch | 23 -------------------
 app-misc/srm/srm-1.2.11-r2.ebuild          | 36 ------------------------------
 3 files changed, 60 deletions(-)