Re: Managing changes to configure.in as patches
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:36:25PM +0100, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> I'm trying to find a good way to manage changes to configure.in
> as patches.
> Until now, running aclocal, autoconf and others from debian/rules
> was considered as a bad practice. So, people run them manualy out
> of the debian packaging.
> However, doing like this is annoying especialy when changes to
> configure.in go with some changes to source files: I'd like to
> keep everything in a single (d)patch.
I usually split it up into two dpatches: eg. 10_foo.dpatch containing all
the manual changes, including those to Makefile.am, configure.in etc.,
and a 11_foo_fixup.dpatch comprising of the auto-generated changes to
Makefile.in, configure etc. Works quite well, and keeps interesting and
boring parts apart.