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Re: afraid to build from source?

[Goswin von Brederlow]
> The big problem is that those autogenerated build scripts will be non
> deterministic on the buildd network and on users system. Depending on
> the installed packages (automake/autoconf versions) you get different
> results and often failures. :(

What low expectations we have.  Why are we willing to tolerate this in
autotools?  We wouldn't tolerate it in other development tools like
make.  Reliable ability to build things seems to be a fairly basic
property of a build tool.

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