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Noteworthy changes in release 2016.09.16 [stable]
     posted by simons, Fri Sep 16 10:12:44 2016 - 0 replies

The following macros were added: AX_BUILD_DATE_EPOCH, AX_CHECK_X86_FEATURES, AX_GCC_X86_CPU_SUPPORTS, AX_OPEN62541_CHECK_H, AX_OPEN62541_CHECK_LIB, and AX_LUAROCKS_ROCK.

While updating AX_CODE_COVERAGE, the variable CODE_COVERAGE_LDFLAGS was renamed to CODE_COVERAGE_LIBS. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2016.03.20
     posted by simons, Sun Mar 20 12:38:12 2016 - 0 replies

The following new macros have been added: AX_CHECK_GIRS_GJS, AX_CHECK_GIR_SYMBOLS_GJS, AX_CXX_COMPILE_STDCXX, AX_CXX_COMPILE_STDCXX_14, AX_CZMQ, AX_FC_CHECK_DEFINE, AX_LIB_NETCDF4, AX_PROG_GJS, AX_RESTORE_FLAGS_WITH_PREFIX, AX_SAVE_FLAGS_WITH_PREFIX, AX_VAR_POP, AX_VAR_PUSH, and AX_ZMQ. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2015.09.25
     posted by simons, Fri Sep 25 11:30:49 2015 - 0 replies

The Archive no longer releases an "lzip"-compressed tarball. The only supported format now is "xz". The rationale is that xz so widely supported that it seems pointless to archive two release archives on our servers for no apparent reason. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2015.02.24
     posted by simons, Tue Feb 24 11:52:46 2015 - 0 replies

AX_CHECK_ENABLE_DEBUG now uses $ax_is_release as default for IS-RELEASE.

AX_IS_RELEASE now supports micro-version policies.

Portability of AX_CXX_COMPILE_STDCXX_0X has been improved.

AX_PROG_HAXE_VERSION is a new macro to detect the presence of Haxe <http://haxe.org>. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2015.02.04
     posted by simons, Thu Feb 5 10:24:47 2015 - 0 replies

AX_OPENMP: Test that we can actually #include <omp.h> successfully.

AX_COMPILER_FLAGS was re-factored into AX_COMPILER_FLAGS_CFLAGS and AX_COMPILER_FLAGS_LDFLAGS.

AX_CODE_COVERAGE detects gcov program.

AX_VALGRIND_CHECK now supports running without libtool. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2014.10.15
     posted by simons, Wed Oct 15 15:22:27 2014 - 0 replies

A brand-new Github mirror of the Archive's Git repository is available at <https://github.com/peti/autoconf-archive>. That project allows developers to submit patches as Pull Requests instead of having to go through Savannah's patch tracker. ...


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New Autoconf Archive mirror at available github.com
     posted by simons, Wed Oct 15 13:41:00 2014 - 0 replies

There is now a brand-new mirror of the GNU Autoconf Archive's Git repository available at https://github.com/peti/autoconf-archive that those who enjoy this sort of thing can use to submit patches to the Archive by means of a Pull Request instead of going through Savannah's patch tracker.

Happy forking!

Noteworthy changes in release 2014.02.28
     posted by simons, Fri Feb 28 19:37:11 2014 - 0 replies

AX_PERL_EXT has been extended to report back the installation prefix as PERL_EXT_PREFIX.

AX_EXT has been extended to deal with a situation where AX_GCC_X86_CPUID(0x00000001) returns 'unknown'. Further details can be found at <http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?8321>. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2013.11.01
     posted by simons, Fri Nov 1 15:36:13 2013 - 0 replies

AX_PROG_CXX_MPI has been updated to recognize an MPI C++ compiler. Further details are at <http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?8218>.

The new macro AX_AM_OVERRIDE_VAR allows "overriding" of user provided variables for Automake. See <http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?8213> for further details. ...


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Noteworthy changes in release 2013.06.09
     posted by simons, Sun Jun 9 09:46:22 2013 - 0 replies

AX_PROG_FLEX has been updated to be more liberal about the name of the flex executable.

AX_LIB_HDF5 has been updated to support the variables HDF5_CC, HDF5_FC, and HDF5_LIBS. See <http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?8026> for further details. ...


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Older News Approved
Noteworthy changes in release 2013.04.06 posted by simons, Sat Apr 6 13:00:51 2013 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2013.02.02 posted by simons, Sat Feb 2 10:24:14 2013 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2012.11.14 posted by simons, Wed Nov 14 08:58:36 2012 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2012.09.08 (2012-09-08) [stable] posted by simons, Sat Sep 8 12:48:49 2012 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2012.04.07 posted by simons, Sat Apr 7 18:47:12 2012 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2011.12.21 posted by simons, Wed Dec 21 11:13:49 2011 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2011.09.17 posted by simons, Sat Sep 17 14:58:06 2011 - 0 replies
GNU Autoconf Archive version 2011.07.17 is available for download posted by simons, Sun Jul 17 16:03:18 2011 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2011.04.12 posted by simons, Tue Apr 12 18:25:21 2011 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2011.03.17 posted by simons, Thu Mar 17 21:01:01 2011 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2011.01.02 posted by simons, Sun Jan 2 11:11:27 2011 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2010.10.26 [stable] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:32:32 2010 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2010.08.19 [stable] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:31:57 2010 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2010.07.06 [stable] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:31:28 2010 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2010.06.04 [beta] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:31:02 2010 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2010.02.14 [beta] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:30:14 2010 - 0 replies
Noteworthy changes in release 2009.12.16 [alpha] posted by simons, Tue Oct 26 11:27:16 2010 - 0 replies

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