Please, please, modify configure.in to use AM_MAINTAINER_MODE. This makes things
so much easier for packagers.
Here is the trivial patch for fontconfig 2.2.2:
--- configure.in.orig 2004-04-07 14:23:00.000000000 +0200
+++ configure.in 2004-04-07 14:24:29.000000000 +0200
@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@
dnl Yes, it is a pain to synchronize version numbers. Unfortunately, it's
dnl not possible to extract the version number here from fontconfig.h
dnl libtool versioning
that's weird -- I never realized it was missing. Thanks.
Change is on the 2.2 branch; will be in HEAD in a few days.