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Release Digest: GNU, May 20, 2003

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GNU Automake 1.7.5

We're pleased to announce the release of Automake 1.7.5

Automake is a tool for automatically generating `Makefile.in's suitable for use with Autoconf, compliant with the GNU Makefile standards, and portable to various make implementations.

This is a bug fix release. The list of bug fixes is appended.

You can find the new release here:


Soon it will also appear on the sources and GNU mirrors listed here:


Finally, here are the MD5 checksums:

21c51ad339224c5862d5abd23121c362 automake-1.7.5.tar.bz2
deeb18ed55215e3f6591a125865a1157 automake-1.7.5.tar.gz

Please report bugs to <bug-automake@gnu.org>.

Bugs fixed in 1.7.5:

  • Update install-sh's license to remove an advertising clause. (Debian bug #191717)
  • Fix a bug introduced in 1.7.4, related to BUILT_SOURCE handling, that caused invalid Makefile.ins to be generated.
  • Make sure AM_MAKE_INCLUDE doesn't fail when a `doit' file exists.
  • New FAQ entry: renamed objects.

Alexandre Duret-Lutz

Xnee 1.07

Xnee 1.07 is released

Xnee is available from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xnee/ and mirrors of that site (see list of mirror sites at http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html).

Xnee can record, distribute and replay X (X11) protocol data. This is useful for automated tests of applications or benchmarking of applications. ...think of it as a robot. Read more about Xnee at http://www.gnu.org/software/xnee/

Please send bug reports to bug-xnee@gnu.org



Version 1.07

  • Version numbering changed (x.yz is used instead of x.y.z)
  • plugin functionality renamed to resource
  • plugin functionality added (plug in dynamic libs)
  • synchronization rewritten
  • force-replay option added
  • replay delay rewritten
  • Xnee can be configured (during configure) to exclude buffer verbose