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Re: Bug#575938: ITP: dh-autoreconf -- debhelper add-on to call autoreconf and clean up after the build

On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> > IMO, a backup/restore script (where you specify the list of files to
> > backup) may be more useful. It would be called before build and when cleaning.
> I don't think so, it requires you to keep track of the files
> and you may miss some.

OTOH, such a dh_backup could be integrated in debhelper since it would be
a no-op unless you provide a list of files to backup/restore (and hence
could be integrated in the default sequence without creating problems).

Raphaël Hertzog

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