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Re: make distclean fails for 7.61.1

From: Frank Gevaerts via curl-library <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:05:03 +0200

On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:51:13AM +0200, Frank Gevaerts via curl-library wrote:
> I see the same thing, but some quick tests make me doubt that it's a new
> curl problem as such. I get the same issue back to at least 7.50.
> Maybe some autotools change?

Definitely a change there. I downloaded the 7.60.0 release source, which
works. Running buildconf breaks it. Based on versions in generated files,
autoconf is 2.69 everywhere, automake was 1.15.1 in 7.60.0 and is 1.16.1
now, so I suspect something in automake.


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Received on 2018-10-15