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Re: Removal of libtool1.4

Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> 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?

autotools-dev suggests that the maintainer runs autoconf/libtoolize
manually _before_ generating the diff.gz. You only need a
build-dependency on auto* if you run auto* automatically by
debian/rules build.
                cu andreas

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