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Re: Need help with Bug#217974: ttt_1.7-1(ia64/unstable): FTBFS: config.guess out of date (at least)

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 09:13:14AM +0100, Marco Nenciarini wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:41:31AM +0100, Thomas Scheffczyk wrote:
> > I checked the file 'config.guess'. 'ia64' is defined and should be 
> > recognized. Without access to a computer of this architecture I don't 
> > know how to handle this error. Perhaps anybody of you can give me a clue.
> Add to your debian/rules file this target, and add a dipendency to autotools
> to clean target.
> Don't forget to add autotools to PHONY, and add debscripts and autotools-dev
> to build deps.
> # The autotools target adds forced build-time dependencies on
> # autotools-dev (for /usr/share/misc/config.*) and debscripts (for dch)
> # It's also a .PHONY make target.
> autotools:

Or just copy in updated config.guess and config.sub files manually each
time it becomes necessary; that way you might also remember to tell
upstream that they should update their copies, which is something a good
Debian maintainer should be doing.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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