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[PATCH] doc/install.texi (was: GCC 4.2.0 Status Report (2007-04-15))

On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Andrew Pinski wrote:
> Even though has not been
> updated, the toplevel actually uses autoconf 2.59 already and has
> since 2007-02-09.  And how can you say 2.59 is obsolete when 90-99% of
> the distros ship with that version?

So, would the patch below be appropriate?


2007-05-06  Gerald Pfeifer  <>

	* doc/install.texi (Prerequisites): We no longer require Autoconf
	2.13 for the top-level.

Index: doc/install.texi
--- doc/install.texi	(revision 124477)
+++ doc/install.texi	(working copy)
@@ -324,13 +324,11 @@
 @heading Tools/packages necessary for modifying GCC
 @table @asis
-@item autoconf versions 2.13 and 2.59
+@item autoconf version 2.59
 @itemx GNU m4 version 1.4 (or later)
 Necessary when modifying @file{}, @file{aclocal.m4}, etc.@:
-to regenerate @file{configure} and @file{} files.  Most
-directories require autoconf 2.59 (exactly), but the toplevel
-still requires autoconf 2.13 (exactly).
+to regenerate @file{configure} and @file{} files.
 @item automake version 1.9.6

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