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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4

* Branden Robinson (branden@debian.org) wrote:
> 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".

Err, you mean some sample code that runs automake, autoconf, etc? I
mean that really depends on what you've changed, I don't think its
really necessary in the rules file. Or am I misunderstanding you?
> (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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