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Re: [Pkg-ocaml-maint-commits] [SCM] OCaml packaging branch, master, updated. debian/3.10.2-3-7-gfef0417

On Tue, Jul  8, 2008 at 21:47:04 +0200, Stéphane Glondu wrote:

> Julien Cristau a écrit :
>>> The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
>>> commit c8bdd9e0fc12634749a2d0c7c5f678c49f7747dc
>>> Author: Stephane Glondu <steph@glondu.net>
>>> Date:   Tue Jul 8 13:56:53 2008 +0200
>>>     Copy config.{sub,guess} in pre-config phase instead of clean
>> Why?
> Because in clean, it causes git-buildpackage/debclean sequence to  
> diverge from the git tree.

That sounds like a reason to not keep it in git at all (so remove these
files in debian/rules clean, and use the autotools-dev copies for the

> Another reason would be because it is somehow  
> an unannounced (i.e. not in debian/patches) patch to upstream sources.
I don't understand that.


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