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Re: Generated files and patch systems

On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 14:01 +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 13:19 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 01:07:56PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> > 
> > > So I am running the relevant autotools at build time but I still get the
> > > warning.
> > 
> > If you run autotools at build time you should also ensure that the
> > changes which autotools makes are reverted in the clean target.  This
> > means that your diff doesn't get cluttered with automatically generated
> > things and ensures that repeated builds of the package produce the same
> > diff.gz.
> I haven't seen any other packages doing that - is there an example
> involving aclocal.m4 somewhere?

Actually, I just converted the package to CDBS and it did
TheRightThing(tm) so I'll either stick with that or convert what cdbs
does into the existing package.


Neil Williams

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