Re: config.sub and config.guess | .diff.gz bloat
On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 11:53:48AM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> debhelper puts the following into the "clean" rule in debian/rules:
dh_make != debhelper.
> 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
> Three questions:
> - why are these two files copied in?
No good reason.
> - are they necessary for the build of the program I am packaging?
Not unless they were already present.
> - they make my .diff.gz file twice their otherwise size; can I delete
> that entry from my rules file altogether, or otherwise remove them from
> the output?