W. Martin Borgert:
> On 2016-10-12 21:41, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>>  ❦ 12 octobre 2016 18:54 CEST, Martín Ferrari <tin...@tincho.org> :
>>> I had always understood that rebuilding from source was a hard
>>> requirement. Is this not the case any more?
>> This has never been the case. Since the beginning, there was no
>> requirements to regenerate autoconf stuff.
> I personally see auto* more critical than minified JS.
> The chance that it is impossible to rebuild is higher :~)
> Quoting https://wiki.debian.org/Autoreconf:
> "Autoreconfing on build is good practice in Debian."
> Not required, but recommended.
> [...]

Personally, I am hoping we will soon reach critical mass on
"autoreconf'ing" and will be able to flip the "Not required" to "Required".
  This should happen on its own as people convert their packages to
debhelper compat 10.


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