Re: config.sub and config.guess | .diff.gz bloat
On Thu, 06 Nov 2003, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> debhelper puts the following into the "clean" rule in debian/rules:
> ifneq "$(wildcard /usr/share/misc/config.sub)" ""
> cp -f /usr/share/misc/config.sub config.sub
> ifneq "$(wildcard /usr/share/misc/config.guess)" ""
> cp -f /usr/share/misc/config.guess config.guess
It would be cleaner (for the diff) to:
1. build-depend on autotools-dev
2. use ln -sf instead of cp -f.
Of course, for that to work, you HAVE to rm -f both files in the
clean target, and do the ln -sf before you call configure.
Anyway, whatever you do, you are to keep these files up-to-date.
See the autotools-dev readme file.
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