Bug#647248: pu: package rng-tools/2-unofficial-mt.14-1~60squeeze1
tag 647248 + confirmed squeeze
On Sat, 2011-11-05 at 18:11 -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Sat, 05 Nov 2011, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 23:57 -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > This is a request for an upload to stable of the rng-tools package.
> > > The upload will fix two important bugs in stable: #609289, #630771.
> > [...]
> > > There's a lot of noise because autogenerated files are removed by the
> > > build on the newer packages in unstable. I can provide a diff with the
> > > noise removed if you want.
> The noise is there because I screwed up in the 2-unofficial-mt.14
> *upstream* tarball, and somehow shipped it without the autoconf output.
> The large diff is recording the fact that config.sub/config.guess/
> aclocal.m4/configure are missing in the upstream tarball.
Technically one could have worked around that by adding the changes to
the stable package. That's obviously more work though. :-) (and
possibly not as clean from a work-flow point of view.)
> That stuff is regenerated in the Debian build anyway, so it doesn't matter
> at all for the Debian packages. I don't think anyone but Debian and
> Ubuntu uses this fork of rng-tools, so nobody complained and I did not
> notice the problem until very recently.
> Here's a diff with the noise removed.
Thanks. Looking at the diff and the current stable source package,
please go ahead.