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Re: Linda warnings

* Wouter Verhelst (wouter@debian.org) wrote:
> On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 10:30:56AM -0400, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > * Robert Collins (robertc@robertcollins.net) wrote:
> > > So either you don't patch the package, or you be willing to require the
> > > relevant auto* be installed.
> > 
> > Or you put the patch in the .diff.gz. I think that's the best option. 
> Uh, it's not as if adding the patch to the .diff.gz doesn't have its own
> set of problems... see </usr/share/doc/autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz>,
> search for 'timestamp skew'

I did forget that aspect, but of course liberal touch'ing can get you
around those problems. Also automake's use of missing tends to make
things just work even with timestamp skew
Maintainer-mode is also a good solution. 

Eric Dorland <eric.dorland@mail.mcgill.ca>
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