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Re: why perl 5.8 won't be in testing for a while



On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 01:10:21PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 02:02:41PM +0200, Othmar Pasteka wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 05, 2002 at 04:27:07AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > It has built fine, in fact, just hasn't been uploaded. More
> > > problematic is that it also needs the new ruby, which doesn't
> > > build fine on arm:
> > > 	http://buildd.debian.org/build.php?arch=arm&pkg=ruby&ver=1.6.7-6
> > 
> > it's probably just an older autoconf version that is installed in
> > the buildd chroot. it worked in an up to date unstable arm chroot.
> 
> That's why you shouldn't run autoconf during the build. Run it on your
> workstation and include the changes to configure in the diff.

should that be in /usr/share/doc/autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz? i
looked in there for information about this but i thought it was unclear.

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