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m4 GNU m4
1.4.17_1,1 devel on this many watch lists=692 search for ports that depend on this port
Maintained by: johans@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: unknown
License: not specified in port


   GNU `m4' is an implementation of the traditional UNIX macro
processor.  It is mostly SVR4 compatible, although it has some
extensions (for example, handling more than 9 positional parameters to
macros).  `m4' also has builtin functions for including files, running
shell commands, doing arithmetic, etc.

WWW: http://www.gnu.org/software/m4/m4.html
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Required To Run:
  1. print/indexinfo

This port is required by:

for Build for Run * - deleted ports are only shown under the This port is required by section. It was harder to do for the Required section. Perhaps later...

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/devel/m4/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install devel/m4


Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for m4-1.4.17_1,1:
     EXAMPLES=on: Build and/or install examples
     LIBSIGSEGV=off: Use alternative page fault handler (GNU libsigsegv)
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.dti.ad.jp/pub/GNU/m4/
  2. ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/m4/
  3. ftp://ftp.informatik.hu-berlin.de/pub/gnu/gnu/m4/
  4. ftp://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/mirror/ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/m4/
  5. ftp://ftp.kddlabs.co.jp/GNU/m4/
  6. ftp://ftp.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.gnu.org/gnu/m4/
  7. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  8. http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/gnu/prep/m4/
  9. http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/m4/
  10. http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/m4/
  11. http://mirrors.kernel.org/gnu/m4/
  12. http://ring.nict.go.jp/archives/GNU/m4/
  13. http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/gnu/gnu/m4/

Number of commits found: 43

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
27 Oct 2014 10:40:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:371546
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Cleanup plist
15 Jul 2014 20:00:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:361999
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Add missing EXAMPLES and DOCS to a couple ports that
already honour PORTDOCS and PORTEXAMPLES in the plist.
09 Jul 2014 07:43:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:361342
koobs search for other commits by this committer
devel/m4: Improve LIBSIGSEGV option description

- Improve LIBSIGSEGV option description based on user feedback
- While I'm here, whitespace align OPTIONS section

PR:		191756
Submitted by:	Chris Palmer (via Twitter: @fugueish)
Approved by:	maintainer
25 Jun 2014 08:58:09
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:359209
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Fix build on system built WITHOUT_INFO

With hat:	portmgr
04 Jun 2014 08:35:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:356446
johans search for other commits by this committer
Modernise bzip use flag

PR:		ports/190580
Submitted by:	Stephen R Guglielmo
04 Mar 2014 01:14:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17_1,1
Revision:346985
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Honour UNSET=EXAMPLES. PORTREVISION bump for plist change.
03 Mar 2014 18:03:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17,1
Revision:346945
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Leverage OPTIONS helpers to avoid unnecessary inclusion
of bsd.options.mk.
06 Oct 2013 15:26:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.17,1
Revision:329594
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Update GNU m4 to 1.4.17 (bugfix release)
- Enable stage support
- Rename patch files
20 Sep 2013 17:13:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16_1,1
Revision:327724
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
devel part 3)
27 Jun 2012 13:01:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16_1,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Bump PORTREVISION due to changed dependencies in previous commit.
  This causes problems in tinderbox and possibly in other environments as well.

Reported by:    wen
25 Jun 2012 08:03:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Partially revert previous commit that unintentionally switched the
  default of the LIBSIGSEGV option. Now turned off again.

Reported by:            Niclas Zeising <zeising@daemonic.se>
16 Jun 2012 14:51:46
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
Convert to new options framework
23 Jun 2011 03:03:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16,1
danfe search for other commits by this committer
Kill EOL whitespace.
20 Mar 2011 09:08:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.16,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
Update GNU m4 to 1.4.16

PR:             ports/155505
Exp-run by:     miwi
05 Sep 2010 22:23:53
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.15,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Update to GNU m4 1.4.15
- Remove local patch that's now included upstream

PR:             ports/150270
Tested by:      exp-run by pav
27 May 2010 20:03:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.14_1,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
Chase devel/libsigsegv shlib bump
09 Mar 2010 06:12:07
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.14,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.14 (bugfix release mostly)

Remove patch that's now included in upstream release;
add gnulib patch for posix_spawn check (will be in next release)

PR:             ports/144314
Tested by:      exp-run by pav (twice)
23 Feb 2010 18:03:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.13,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
Update my mail address to @FreeBSD.org

Feature safe:   yes
24 May 2009 16:05:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.13,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.4.13
  http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/m4-announce/2009-04/msg00000.html

PR:             ports/134620
Tested by:      exp-run by pav
26 Feb 2009 19:08:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.12,1
johans search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.4.12
- Add optional libsigsegv support
- Take over maintainership from ade
Thanks to pav for an exp-run on pointyhat

PR:             ports/131618
Approved by:    portmgr (marcus, pav)
05 Jan 2009 19:44:02
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.11,1
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Remove conditional checks for FreeBSD 5.x and older
06 Jun 2008 02:36:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.11,1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Major autotools-related update:

        automake        1.10   -> 1.10.1
        gettext         0.16.1 -> 0.17
        libtool         1.5.24 -> 1.5.26
        m4              1.4.9  -> 1.4.11

Please see ports/UPDATING entry 20080605 for further information.

PR:             123450
Tested by:      Full -exp package building run
Thanks to:      linimon, pav
Approved by:    portmgr
30 Sep 2007 20:39:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.9,1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Downgrade to 1.4.9 -- 1.4.10 was committed by mistake, and breaks things
in a rather interesting manner.
30 Sep 2007 05:27:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.10
ade search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.10
23 Jul 2007 09:36:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.9
rafan search for other commits by this committer
- Set --mandir and --infodir in CONFIGURE_ARGS if the configure script
  supports them.  This is determined by running ``configure --help'' in
  do-configure target and set the shell variable _LATE_CONFIGURE_ARGS
  which is then passed to CONFIGURE_ARGS.
- Remove --mandir and --infodir in ports' Makefile where applicable
  Few ports use REINPLACE_CMD to achieve the same effect, remove them too.
- Correct some manual pages location from PREFIX/man to MANPREFIX/man
- Define INFO_PATH where necessary
- Document that .info files are installed in a subdirectory relative to
  PREFIX/INFO_PATH and slightly change add-plist-info to use INFO_PATH and
  subdirectory detection.

PR:             ports/111470
Approved by:    portmgr
Discussed with: stas (Mk/*), gerald (info related stuffs)
Tested by:      pointyhat exp run
25 Apr 2007 09:52:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.9
ade search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.9

Prompted by PR: 111411
05 Dec 2006 18:36:17
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.8_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Unbreak on FreeBSD < 6.0

PR:             106379 (with minor changes)
Submitted by:   Jonathan Lennox <lennox@cs.columbia.edu>
04 Dec 2006 06:57:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.8_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Bleh.  Thought I included the manpage.  Obviously not.

Submitted by:   pointyhat
04 Dec 2006 01:22:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.8
ade search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.8
04 Dec 2005 23:35:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.4
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove install-info from Makefile, it's automatically done when INFO is defined
13 Nov 2005 23:27:29
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.4
ade search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.4

Submitted by:   many
02 Sep 2005 19:46:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.3
ade search for other commits by this committer
Assume maintainership.
05 Apr 2005 07:39:55
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.3
demon search for other commits by this committer
Upgrade to version 1.4.3.
16 Jul 2004 14:54:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4.1
vs search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.4.1:
- maketemp now creates an empty file with the given name, instead of merely
  returning the name of a nonexistent file.  This closes a security hole.
- minor fixes, port passes all checks
- use INFO-macro
- strip cruft from pkg-descr; add WWW:
- pet portlint
10 Apr 2004 17:26:55
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4_1
trevor search for other commits by this committer
Tidy up whitespace.
29 Jan 2004 07:24:56
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4_1
trevor search for other commits by this committer
SIZEify.
20 Feb 2003 17:07:10
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4_1
knu search for other commits by this committer
De-pkg-comment.
07 Nov 2002 03:10:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4_1
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Fix PORTCOMMENTs that were killing INDEX builds.

105 pointy hats to:     me
Approved by:            pat
11 Oct 2002 06:12:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.4_1
jkoshy search for other commits by this committer
Add a knob, `WITH_CHANGEWORD', that allows GNU m4 to be built with
support for the `changeword' extension.
22 Oct 2001 03:03:10
files touched by this commit
roam search for other commits by this committer
Fix a format string vulnerability.   Note that others might still be lurking
inside the m4 code,   this is just a quick fix for the one reported on BugTraq. 
  
11 Aug 2001 09:56:32
files touched by this commit
sobomax search for other commits by this committer
Replace spaces with tabs where appropriate.    
01 Jan 2001 10:15:17
files touched by this commit
will search for other commits by this committer
Goodbye, YEAR2000.  Hello, 2001.    
08 Oct 2000 02:10:04
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category devel to new layout.  

Number of commits found: 43

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