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Re: automake fun

barbier@linuxfr.org (Denis Barbier) writes:

> No, if a package do run auto* tools when building, then it means
> that maintainer did some changes in config files.  He ran
> auto{conf,make} before packaging, so with the suggested change,
> there is no need to add AM_MAINTAINER_MODE to configure.{in,ac},
> only debian/rules must be edited to add --disable-maintainer-mode.

We want to avoid running auto{conf,make} in the packages, because
upstream maintainers often have broken Makefile.am files. 

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