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Release Digest: GNU, June 14, 2002

Jun 14, 2002, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])

Automake 1.6.2

We're pleased to announce the release of Automake 1.6.2
This is a bug fix release, and as such there is no new
features since Automake 1.6.1.  The NEWS entry is appended.

You can find the new release here:

    ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/automake/automake-1.6.2.tar.gz
    ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/automake/automake-1.6.2.tar.bz2
    ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/automake/automake-1.6.2.tar.gz
    ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/automake/automake-1.6.2.tar.bz2

Soon it will also appear on the sources and GNU mirrors.
Follow these links for a list of them:

    http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html
    http://sources.redhat.com/mirrors.html

Please report bugs to .

 - Akim, Alexandre, and Tom

New in 1.6.2:
* Many bug fixes, including:
  - Requiring the current version works.
  - Fix "$@" portability issues (for Zsh).
  - Fix output of dummy dependency files in presence of post-processed
    Makefile.in's.
  - Don't compute dependencies in background to avoid races with libtool.
  - Fix handling of _OBJECTS variables for targets sharing source variables.
  - Check dependency mode for Java when AM_PROG_GCJ is used.