Hi, On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 12:56:00PM +0000, John Leach wrote: > On Tue, 2018-03-06 at 12:47 -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote: > > debhelper compat mode 10 enables dh_autoreconf by default, so the > > configure that is executed is not the same configure that comes > > prebuilt > > with the tarball. and AIUI --runstatedir is a standard autoconf flag, > > so > > it becomes available when we rebuild configure locally. > > > > you seem to be doing some backporting, and downgrading the debhelper > > compat level for some reason? Ubuntu artful does have debhelper >= 10 > > ah ok, thanks for the clarification. I am indeed downgrading the > debhelper, really just so I can build the same package on for several > releases of Ubuntu without modifying the package recipes.
Right, that makes sense. In this case if you want to send a patch making the --runstatedir part conditional on having debhelper >= 10, I will happily take it.
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