Re: How to handle config.guess/sub?
On Sun, 01 May 2005, Carlos Z.F. Liu wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 11:54:19AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Read /usr/share/doc/autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz please.
> Thanks for the pointer. But it doesn't answer my question.
I can't really add documentation on autotools-dev about whatever weirdness
people came up with to avoid even thinking about the issue, unless someone
remembers to tell me about it! This thread is the first time I read about
a build system trying to integrate autotools-dev automatically.
That said, I *really* recommend you to simply use the symlink method
manually. It is clean, effective, hassle-free and does not bloat the diff or
require patches. Heck, the only difference is that after you do a
debian/rules clean, you will not have a config.sub or config.guess around,
so you will need to use debian/rules build or somesuch to run ./configure
while mucking around with the package (or just add them back manually).
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