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Re: rawhide report: 20060207 changes



On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 08:03 -0500, John Ellson wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 03:34 -0500, Build System wrote:
> >   
> >> New package gnome-python2-desktop
> >>     
> >
> >   
> >> autoconf-2.59-6
> >> ---------------
> >> * Mon Feb 06 2006 Karsten Hopp <karsten redhat de> 2.59-6
> >> - check for Xlib.h instead of Intrinsic.h to find X11 headers
> >>   (#176379)
> >>     
> >
> > Not necessarily a good idea, because this renders FC generated configure
> > scripts unnecessarily incompatible to FSF autoconf generated ones.
> >
> > Furthermore, the whole idea of checking for "X11 headers" is arguable,
> > because the concept of common directories for "X11-includes/libraries"
> > doesn't apply anymore with modular X anymore. Instead, we now have a
> > "set of X11 devel packages", which just "happen to be installed to a
> > common prefix".
> >
> > I would eagerly plea to revert this change.
> >
> > Ralf
> >
> >
> >
> >   
> The AC_PATH_XTRA macro doesn't work today.  Is that a result of this change?
If you expect AC_PATH_XTRA to pickup libXt and friends (libICE, libXm
etc. - it did until now), probably yes.

Ralf



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