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Re: Bug#397939: Lintian: outdated-autotools-helper-file

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 10:59:10AM +0100, Bas Wijnen wrote:

> If we build separate infrastructure to test it, it would likely also try
> to do this for every upload.  And preferrably on different (or even all)
> architectures we support.  So if we make this whole extra check work
> right, it isn't actually costing any less computing time.  Assuming that
> is what you have against doing it on every build, that is...

It's not just the computing resources required that concern me, it's
also the effort involved in doing it and the disruption that could be
caused, especially if we were to do things like changing autotools
versions underneath the package.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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