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Re: Bug#397939: Lintian: outdated-autotools-helper-file

On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> Note that if the upstream's auto-generated files are deleted during
> the clean target, then the source *must* be re-packaged to avoid
> needless clutter in the .diff.gz which is of a "negative" nature.

Not so.  Deletions are ignored.  Ever tried it?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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