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Re: automake 1.5

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 09:21:45AM +0200, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 03:03:13PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> hello
> > Which leads us to the short term solution. There are 292 packages in
> > unstable that Build-Depend: on automake, and possibly a few more that
> > have implicit build time dependencies. There are 12 packages (crimson,
> > curl, curl-ssl, gmanedit, gnumeric, kvirc, lincvs, marbles, micq, mysql,
> > xkeysw, xwrits) that have versioned dependencies, and only one of those
> > (lincvs) that build-depends on automake 1.5.
> > 
> i'm talking for curl[-ssll] packages:
> i put automake in Build-Depends because of its ability to make
> generated makefiles call itself. i started using versioned depends
> because on transition to autoconf 2.50 i though automake changed
> in another beast too.

But those files cannot be regenerated because of wrong timestamps induced
by applying .diff.gz.
Your patch do modify aclocal.m4, config* and Makefile.in files, so you
cannot rely on automatic rebuilding of those files and need to call the
auto-chain explicitly.


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