Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 230609
Feature Request: Automake 1.10
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:58 EST
Description of problem:
Any project using Automake 1.9.x distributes build tools that will use
non-thread-safe 'mkdir -p'. Automake 1.10 avoids build failures caused by this
when users use 'make -j2'.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Automake 1.10 needs Autoconf 2.60 or later. .
Here is a feature request for Autoconf 2.61.
Automake-1.10 broke quite a few builds when it replaced automake-1.9.* in our
As you seem to be familiar with the autofoo stuff, you should be able to
rebuild the FC7(rawhide) package on your FC-6 system and cope with the
resulting build problems.
But I won't release a automake-1.10 for either FC-5 (bug #229281) or FC-6 as
not everyone is able to fix the resulting problems.