[Buildroot] start compiling autoconf for the host as well (was: svn commit: trunk/buildroot/package/autoconf)

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Dec 3 15:34:22 UTC 2008

Le Wed, 03 Dec 2008 14:43:37 +0100,
Hans-Christian Egtvedt <hans-christian.egtvedt at atmel.com> a écrit :

> > Fix comment about autoconf configuration/compilation/installation
> > for the target (and not the host).
> > 
> off-topic: perhaps we should consider building autoconf, libtools,
> etc. which now quite heavily depend on when cross-compiling. I.e. not
> all distributions ship 2.13 and 2.61. AFAIK Gentoo uses 2.63.

Hum, sorry, I'm not sure to get what you mean. We already build
autoconf/automake/libtool for the host as soon as a package says
FOOBAR_AUTORECONF=YES. Do you mean that we should always build them ?

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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