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Re: Outdated config.sub etc. breaking autobuilding

On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Torsten Landschoff wrote:

> > list and the Packages files.  A lot of other ARM failures are caused by
> > config.sub being too old and similar trivial configury failures -
> > fortunately, unlike build-depends, these don't tend to regress over time.
> If the autoconf generated files are too old the solution is easy: Rerun
> autoconf. But I don't really like to do that in debian/rules since

config.guess/config.sub are used by autoconf but they are generated (more
exactly: copied) by automake. When a program only uses autoconf but not
automake (many programs do this) there's no better way to update these
files than a "cp /usr/share/automake/config.{guess,sub} . " .

> Just a though
> 	Torsten



Nicht weil die Dinge schwierig sind wagen wir sie nicht,
sondern weil wir sie nicht wagen sind sie schwierig.

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