automake-1.7.1 is out and it would be nice when the shipped package would be
upgraded. For backward-compatibility reasons, a new automake16 package should be
I would like to ship Automake 1.7 now too.
However this may have to wait a bit, until the impact on
building other packages in the distro is ascertained.
The number of versions of automake is starting to become
a problem - we already have 3 in 8.0, if care is not taken
we could end up with a dozen in a few years time!
*** Bug 81765 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
An automake-1.7.3 package has been made along with automake16.
They should appear in rawhide before long.
Confirmed existence of the following in rawhide:
This seems to fulfill the request, resolving as fixed in rawhide.