Bug 508890 - gnome-common-2.18.0 fails with automake-1.11
gnome-common-2.18.0 fails with automake-1.11
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-common (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Toshio Ernie Kuratomi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 509374 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2009-06-30 08:40 EDT by Sandro Bonazzola
Modified: 2009-07-11 13:22 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.26.0-2.fc10
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Clone Of: 218625
Last Closed: 2009-07-11 13:22:38 EDT
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Description Sandro Bonazzola 2009-06-30 08:40:33 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #218625 +++

Description of problem:

/usr/bin/gnome-autogen.sh dies with automake 1.11

gnome-autogen.sh will not accept automake > 1.10:

    1.4*) automake_progs="automake-1.4" ;;
    1.5*) automake_progs="automake-1.10 automake-1.9 automake-1.8 automake-1.7 automake-1.6 automake-1.5" ;;
    1.6*) automake_progs="automake-1.10 automake-1.9 automake-1.8 automake-1.7 automake-1.6" ;;
    1.7*) automake_progs="automake-1.10 automake-1.9 automake-1.8 automake-1.7" ;;
    1.8*) automake_progs="automake-1.10 automake-1.9 automake-1.8" ;;
    1.9*) automake_progs="automake-1.10 automake-1.9" ;;
    1.10*) automake_progs="automake-1.10" ;;

this is fixed upstream and in Fedora 11 (gnome-common-2.26.0-2.fc11) but it still around in Fedora 10 (gnome-common-2.18.0).
Please update gnome-common or patch it so it can work in Fedora 10 also.
Comment 1 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2009-07-06 14:40:51 EDT
*** Bug 509374 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2009-07-06 15:43:36 EDT
I was hoping that the automake maintainer would rethink his desire to update
F-9 and F-10 to the latest automake but that doesn't seem like it's going to
happen.  Building new packages.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-07-06 15:51:35 EDT
gnome-common-2.26.0-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-07-06 15:51:39 EDT
gnome-common-2.26.0-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2009-07-11 12:57:58 EDT
gnome-common-2.26.0-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing-newkey update gnome-common'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2009-7417
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2009-07-11 13:22:34 EDT
gnome-common-2.26.0-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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