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Re: Removal of libtool1.4

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 02:37:01PM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au>
> > You've got freeradius counted twice; and sodipodi's also been fixed
> > afaics. So the nine packages are:
> >     cyrus-sasl cyrus-sasl2 ecasound freeradius gnome-velocity libgtop
> >     rpm wsoundserver xchat
> What about packages whose maintainer uses libtool1.4 when generating
> the source package, but don't build-depend on it? The autotools-dev
> package documentation claims that this is the best current practise.

Where does the autotools-dev say you don't need a build dependency?

A missing build dependency on libtool1.4 is an obvious RC bug, and the 
package will fail to build on every autobuilder.



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