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Re: Proposed solution to config.{sub,guess} issues

Previously Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> The package diverts the outdated files /usr/share/automake/config.
> {guess,sub} and /usr/share/libtool/config.{guess,sub}, and supplies
> up-to-date files from CVS (there is a 2001-04-20 update supporting sparcv9b
> for example) in their place.

I doubt that is a good idea, it would be much nicer to coordinate this
with the libtool and automake package maintainers and get them
to depend on the new package.

> An debhelper helper script, dh_autotools is also provided. If a call to
> dh_autotools is added at the beginning of the "clean" target of
> debian/rules, it updates existing config.guess/sub files in the source
> package to the newest ones provided by autotools-dev.

Somehow I'm not sure if that is a very good idea. Then again, I never
use debhelper so I won't notice anyway :)


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