Re: automake transition breakages
Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Meaning one needs to get a fix once; a random NMUer might need to chase
> upstream patches (never a pleasure when fixing unrelated issues). Given
> what you wrote, I'm not sure what it buys us to keep -Werror in
> distribution packages, except for the possibly ticking time bomb.
Well, the simple answer is that we avoid having to maintain local patches
against the upstream source to remove -Werror, since generally it's not
something over which we have a choice without patching the upstream
source. It's usually expressed in configure.ac.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>