On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 11:44:30PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2018 at 23:32:45 +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 06:09:32PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> > > particularly if you plan to modify things that are annoying to do via
> > > a patch series, like the build system.
> > 
> > I do not see any reason for changing something like the build system.
> Perhaps I was overestimating how much is needed to make it work with the
> current (i.e. 2015) gnome-common package. It seems to have been part of
> the mass-bug-filing for uses of deprecated or removed macros, but maybe
> it only used the deprecated macros and not the removed ones.

It would FTBFS had a macro been removed (but that would have been 
fixable by copying the macro).

The only deprecated macro from the list in the bug report it
seems to use is GNOME_COMPILE_WARNINGS, and that was one of
the "up to 5 one-line patches".

>     smcv



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