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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4

On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 12:52:26AM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> That's what they should do, the only real disadvantage is that it
> makes the diff a bit bigger. But it makes the build much more
> predictable and reliable. I wonder if a should in policy or a lintian
> warning would be helpful.

People will probably respond well to some example code that they can
stuff in their rules files.  A rule named, say, "dist" or "debiandist".

(I'd lean in favor of "dist" since the Debian-ness of it is already
implied by the name of the rules file: debian/rules.)

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