Hi Karl,

Am 21.09.2021 um 22:32 schrieb Karl Berry <k...@freefriends.org>:
>    Redoing the tests with 1.16g I now have 9 failed tests, the
>    testsuite.log is attached.
> Thanks much for giving it a whirl right away.
> But are those failures anything new? 
> FAIL: t/fn99subdir
> FAIL: t/lex-clean-cxx
> FAIL: t/lex-depend-cxx
> FAIL: t/test-extensions-empty
> FAIL: t/subpkg
> FAIL: t/subpkg2
> FAIL: t/subpkg3
> FAIL: t/subpkg-yacc
> FAIL: t/vala-mix2
> They don't look like anything that was touched in these small changes
> since 1.16.4; the only real purpose for the release is to get back to
> the historical Python directory behavior.
> At least the lex/yacc stuff hasn't worked with Solaris tools for quite a
> while. There are a number of open bugs relating to Solaris at
>  https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?package=automake#_0_4_3 
> but no one has come forward to look into them. (They will never make it
> to the top of my list to work on, sorry to say.)

I see, this is probably true. Then the new release is at least as good as
the previous one ;-)

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to 
do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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