Re: duplicate library code in a package
Andreas Fester wrote:
>> Sorry, but I have to point out that your recommendation describes the
>> very opposite of Debian best packaging practices.
> I am just not sure how "strong" this practice should be seen. My
Quite frankly, I was disappointed that this recommendation didn't get
more criticism. The Developer's Reference Ch. 6.7.8 is very clear and
>> - Specifically, if you need to update autotool output, this belongs 100%
>> in the diff.gz (directly or via dpatch et al).
> Yeah, but you get a huge amount of warnings .... so if you have to
> repackage anyway, you could also remove those files, even though
> it might not be good practice to repackage for that reason *only* ...
No, sorry. You're supposed to stay as close to pristine as you can.
Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/