Re: One source, two binary packages
On 9 Apr 1998, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Santiago" == Santiago Vila <email@example.com> writes:
> Santiago> I disagree here.
> Santiago> If you put this in a different debian/rules target
> Santiago> (called, for example, automake-refresh), then you and
> Santiago> only you would be forced to have automake and autoconf
> Santiago> installed, but nobody else.
> That's why the comment said that it's unnecessary for that package.
> For the GIMP packages, it is required; they ship with a libtool
> that is incompatible with Debian policy. I have to run
> automake/aclocal/autoconf every single time the package builds
> to remove all vestiges of the old libtool and replace it with the
> Debian libtool.
You actually only need to run it once. Once they've been run once
(probably right after porting your changes into a new version), the
updated files are left behind and will be included in the diff generated
when you build the package.
Scott K. Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.gate.net/~storm/
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