Bug#205992: marked as done (xkbd FTBFS - automake1.5 has been removed)
Your message dated 09 Aug 2004 22:46:44 -0700
with message-id <email@example.com>
and subject line closed bug
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.
This means that you claim that the problem has been dealt with.
If this is not the case it is now your responsibility to reopen the
Bug report if necessary, and/or fix the problem forthwith.
(NB: If you are a system administrator and have no idea what I am
talking about this indicates a serious mail system misconfiguration
somewhere. Please contact me immediately.)
Debian bug tracking system administrator
(administrator, Debian Bugs database)
Received: (at submit) by bugs.debian.org; 18 Aug 2003 03:44:19 +0000
>From firstname.lastname@example.org Sun Aug 17 22:44:17 2003
Received: from aeimail.aei.ca [188.8.131.52]
by master.debian.org with esmtp (Exim 3.35 1 (Debian))
id 19oawL-0006bU-00; Sun, 17 Aug 2003 22:44:17 -0500
Received: from nightcrawler (hv-hs-37-235.aei.ca [184.108.40.206])
by aeimail.aei.ca (8.11.6/8.10.1) with ESMTP id h7I3i6f22956;
Sun, 17 Aug 2003 23:44:16 -0400 (EDT)
Received: by nightcrawler (Postfix, from userid 1000)
id D04AE198E4B; Sun, 17 Aug 2003 23:44:05 -0400 (EDT)
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
From: Eric Dorland <email@example.com>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Please remove build dependency on automake1.5
X-Mailer: reportbug 2.22
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 23:44:05 -0400
X-Spam-Status: No, hits=-9.0 required=4.0
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 2.53-bugs.debian.org_2003_8_17 (220.127.116.11-2003-03-30-exp)
Version: unavailable; reported 2003-08-17
The automake1.5 package is buggy and unsupported. I would very much
like to remove it from the archive. Unfortunately, your package still
has a strict build dependency on automake1.5. I need those
dependencies changed before automake1.5 can be removed from the
IMHO packages shouldn't build depend on any automake packages. They
should just run automake on the unpacked source tree, and then ship
the changed Makefile.in's in the diff.gz. This makes the build more
predictable, and of course means this sort of automake version problem
can't happen again.
Of course, if you feel that you do need to run automake at build time,
the transition to automake1.7 should generally be pretty
painless. Many Makefile.am will just work out of the box. If you have
any problems, feel free to contact me.
Once automake1.5 is removed from the archive, this bug will be
upgraded to serious severity.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux nightcrawler 2.4.21 #1 SMP Sun Jul 27 01:13:50 EDT 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US
Received: (at 205992-done) by bugs.debian.org; 10 Aug 2004 05:46:45 +0000
>From email@example.com Mon Aug 09 22:46:45 2004
Received: from vp085189.reshsg.uci.edu (becket.becket.net) [18.104.22.168]
by spohr.debian.org with esmtp (Exim 3.35 1 (Debian))
id 1BuPTB-0006AY-00; Mon, 09 Aug 2004 22:46:45 -0700
Received: from tb by becket.becket.net with local (Exim 4.34)
id 1BuPTA-000599-VB; Mon, 09 Aug 2004 22:46:45 -0700
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
Subject: closed bug
X-Reply-Permission: Posted or emailed replies to this message constitute
permission for an emailed response.
X-PGP-Fingerprint: 1F0A1E51 63 28 EB DA E6 44 E5 5E EC F3 04 26 4E BF 1A 92
X-Tom-Swiftie: "Turn that fan off," Tom said coldly
From: Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09 Aug 2004 22:46:44 -0700
User-Agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 2.60-bugs.debian.org_2004_03_25
(1.212-2003-09-23-exp) on spohr.debian.org
X-Spam-Status: No, hits=-3.0 required=4.0 tests=BAYES_00 autolearn=no
These bugs were fixed by NMU, and became accepted in version 0.8.5-2
when the package became the responsibility of the QA team.