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autoconf253 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms (2.53)
2.53_4 devel Deleted on this many watch lists=186 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Maintainer: ade@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 11 Feb 2004 19:19:38
License: not specified in port
Autoconf is an extensible package of m4 macros that produce shell
scripts to automatically configure software source code packages.
These scripts can adapt the packages to many kinds of UNIX-like
systems without manual user intervention.  Autoconf creates a
configuration script for a package from a template file that lists the
operating system features that the package can use, in the form of m4
macro calls.

WWW: http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/
SVNWeb : Homepage : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

NOTE: FreshPorts displays only information on required and default dependencies. Optional dependencies are not covered.

Build dependencies:
  1. gm4 : devel/m4
  2. help2man : misc/help2man
  3. gmake : devel/gmake
Runtime dependencies:
  1. gm4 : devel/m4
  2. autoconf-wrapper : devel/autoconf-wrapper
  3. perl5.8.8 : lang/perl5.8
There are no ports dependent upon this port

No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

The package name of this deleted port was: autoconf253


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. ftp://ftp.chg.ru/pub/gnu/autoconf/
  3. ftp://ftp.dti.ad.jp/pub/GNU/autoconf/
  4. ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/
  5. ftp://ftp.informatik.hu-berlin.de/pub/gnu/autoconf/
  6. ftp://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/mirror/ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/autoconf/
  7. ftp://ftp.kddlabs.co.jp/GNU/autoconf/
  8. ftp://ftp.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/
  9. ftp://ftp.rediris.es/sites/ftp.gnu.org/ftp/gnu/autoconf/
  10. ftp://ftp.sunsite.org.uk/package/gnu/autoconf/
  11. http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/gnu/prep/autoconf/
  12. http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/
  13. http://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/gnu/autoconf/
  14. http://ring.riken.jp/archives/GNU/autoconf/
  15. http://ring.sakura.ad.jp/archives/GNU/autoconf/
  16. http://www.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu/pub/gnu/gnu/autoconf/

Number of commits found: 15

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
30 Sep 2007 05:04:56
Original commit files touched by this commit
ade search for other commits by this committer
Remove autoconf-2.53/autoconf-2.59 from the tree, no longer needed.

PR:             116639
28 Jul 2007 06:33:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_4
ade search for other commits by this committer
Update to the autotools new world order.

Tested by:      numerous package build runs
Approved by:    portmgr
Thanks to:      des, kris, linimon, pav
04 May 2006 21:41:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove USE_REINPLACE from all categories starting with D
14 Nov 2005 03:05:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Add SHA256
16 Jun 2005 17:29:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Purge WANT_{LIBTOOL,AUTOCONF,AUTOMAKE}_RUN

The versioned autotools are now strictly for building other ports in the tree.
Likewise, the gnu- autotools are for runtime dependencies for IDEs, and others,
where unmodified cross-platform capabilities are desired.
15 Jun 2005 06:28:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
All that we see or seem, is but a dream, within a dream.

Take back maintainership.  I'll be scouring the PR database shortly,
if I miss any, or someone beats me to it, please feel free to reassign
appropriately.
12 Apr 2005 03:26:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
obrien search for other commits by this committer
At Kris's request, back out the MACHINE_ARCH spelling correction until
after 5.4-RELEASE.
11 Apr 2005 08:04:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
obrien search for other commits by this committer
Assist getting more ports working on AMD64 by obeying the
Ports Collection documentation and use 'ARCH' rather than 'MACHINE_ARCH'.
28 Feb 2005 23:32:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Relinquish maintainership.  I no longer have the time, energy,
or interest to look after these things any more.

To whomever picks these up, I salute you.  I'll reset the relevant
PRs to ports-bugs in a couple of weeks if no-one has taken over
maintainership.

Farewell, autotool hell.
14 Oct 2004 20:47:30
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Use INFO [1]
Other miscellaneous cleanups with info files

PR:             72651 [1]
Submitted by:   leeym [1]
03 Aug 2004 22:58:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Long-overdue cosmetic cleanups.
29 Jul 2004 19:24:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Actually put in relevant symlinks to the versioned files in
${PREFIX}/bin to non-versioned files in ${PREFIX}/libexec/<autotool><ver>
so that the PATH magic in bsd.autotools.mk works correctly.
29 Mar 2004 21:04:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_2
ade search for other commits by this committer
Add SIZE to distinfo's

Prompted by:    trevor
28 Mar 2004 22:30:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_2
ade search for other commits by this committer
Set some DEPRECATED and EXPIRATION_DATE knobs to indicate overall intention
of the autotools project to remove all but the latest versions of
libtool, autoconf, and automake, by 31st December 2004.

Note that autoconf259 and automake18 aren't yet accessible through the
relevant USE_* knobs, but will be as soon as bsd.autotools.mk comes into
existence.
11 Feb 2004 19:16:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53_2
ade search for other commits by this committer
Hackery after repo-copies from devel/autoconf and devel/automake
respectively to make these true versioned ports

Number of commits found: 15

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