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Re: Removal of libtool1.4

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 12:18:37PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 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.

Eh? If you generate all the necessary files before uploading, put them
in your source package, and don't use anything from the libtool1.4
package in your build process, why should you need to build-depend on
libtool1.4? This was Henning's example.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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