Plans on upgrading automake?

Sebastian Dröge slomo at
Thu Jul 27 22:30:20 BST 2006

On Do, 2006-07-27 at 14:22 -0700, Allyn, Mark A wrote:
> Hello:
> I notice that automake in ubuntu dapper is 1.4. 
> The current version is somewhere around 1.9.
> Why are we at 1.4; what are the plans for upgrading?

Just install automake1.9 and run sudo update-alternatives --set
automake /usr/bin/automake-1.9.

For edgy there is this spec for replacing 1.4 as default version with

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