On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 05:48:00AM +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
> 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.
which is not possible for everyone who cares about backporting their