Re: A debian/rules target to rebuild pre-built stuff?
- To: Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: A debian/rules target to rebuild pre-built stuff?
- From: Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 16:53:31 +0100
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- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Russ Allbery's message of "Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:28:02 -0700")
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Russ Allbery <email@example.com> writes:
> Adam Borowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> If they use AM_MAINTAINER_MODE and it's "disabled" , there's no way
>> to check if they aren't in DFSG and/or GPL violation by shipping
>> sourceless code. Forbidding it would at least deal with patching
>> autotools output rather than source.
> While I like the idea of rebuilding everything from scratch, adding
> Makefile rules to do so is horrible. Automake bungles this miserably and
> it produces all sorts of random unnecessary bugs. With my upstream hat
> on, I will *always* use AM_MAINTAINER_MODE. I'm happy to explicitly call
> autogen during the build process, but I will not use that misfeature.