On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 01:36:25AM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> reassign 835910 src:warzone2100
> found 835910 3.1.1-3
> forcemerge 835910 824011
> On Mon, 29 Aug 2016, Russell Coker wrote:
> > Package: warzone2100
> > Version: 3.1.1-3
> > Severity: serious
> > Tags: upstream patch
> > Justification: fails to build from source (but built successfully in the
> > past)
> > The warzone2100 build system insists on automake and aclocal version 1.11.
> > If
> > you have 1.15 installed it won't build.
> I already reported this as Bug#824011 and suggested using a Build-Conflicts.
Your patch is sufficient, but the patch from Russell is better since it
doesn't force removal of automake on the build system.
That's not an issue for the kind of builds autobuilders or you are
doing, but it is annoying when you are forced to temporarily remove
automake on a normal system.
> You probably didn't see the bug because the maintainer downgraded to "normal".
> Maybe I'm not the only one to think that FTBFS bugs are RC, after all.
I am really surprised anyone disputed that this is RC.
Even more when considering that you already suggested a trivial fix
in the initial bug report.
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