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Re: Renaming of automake to automake1.4



On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 11:03:09PM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> * Branden Robinson (branden@debian.org) wrote:
> > 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?

Yes, that's what I mean.

> 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?

Nobody said any of the other rules had to depend on it (though I do
actually think it'd be a good idea for config.{sub,guess} to be
automatically updated before every source package upload).  It could
simply there as a convenience for the package maintainer when he knows
such things need to be run.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |    A celibate clergy is an especially
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    good idea, because it tends to
branden@debian.org                 |    suppress any hereditary propensity
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    toward fanaticism.    -- Carl Sagan

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