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Re: automake fun

On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 08:06:15PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:

> These rules can cause automake and/or autoconf to be rerun if
> timestamp skew occurs (from, say, the application of a Debian diff).
> Now, there are several solutions to this problem.
> 1) Build-Depend on autoconf and automake: this doesn't really solve
>    the problem.  Rerunning autoconf and automake is upstream's job.
> 2) Change all the timestamps such that those rules will never be
>    executed.
> 3) Comment out those rules in all the Makefile.in files as part of
>    your Debian diff.

I prefer:


 - mdz

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