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Re: Status of dgit (good for NMUs and fast-forwarding Debian branches)

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 11:27:08AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> There used to be far more of these, but dh-autoreconf goes to the
>> effort of stashing the files and restoring them on debian/rules clean,
>> since someone did the effort of centralizing that support in one place.

> Sadly, it doesn't - it just remembers which ones were changed, and
> removes them on clean.  I think this is a bug, although it hasn't
> stopped me using dh-autoreconf since it's such an improvement on what I
> was doing before in just about every other way.

Oh, I thought it did.  So yeah, there's still a *ton* of that in the
archive.  I use dh-autoreconf for every package that I have that uses
autotools, for example.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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