Am 22.02.2011 13:01, schrieb Matt Kraai: > Hi, > > /usr/share/doc/autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz says that the best > practice for handling files generated by Autoconf, Automake, and > Libtool is to generate these files during the build process and make > the clean target remove them. > > /usr/share/doc/cdbs/cdbs-doc.html provides a facility for generating > these files during the build process, but it says that use of this > facility is *strongly* discouraged. > > What is the best practice for a package that uses CDBS? You might be interested in dh-autoreconf if you need to regenerate the build system. It ships both a dh addon and a cdbs rules file. It also can take care of cleaning up the generated files. Question is, why do you need to regenerate the build system? Are you patching configure.ac/Makefile.am? Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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