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On 04/01/2023 23:30, Denis Ovsienko via tcpdump-workers wrote:
> As some have experienced before, attempts to regenerate the configure
> script often result in two groups of unnecessary changes (runstatedir
> and LARGE_OFF_T), both of which come from Debian-specific patches to
> Autoconf because traditionally the configure scripts were generated
> using non-Debian Autoconf.  In practice this means that a regenerated
> revision of a configure script almost always requires "git add -p"
> instead of "git add".
> This has been discussed in some detail in [1], and my understanding is
> that making Debian Autoconf the new standard should make this problem
> smaller (it certainly would in my development environment).  Would
> anybody like to make their point for or against such a switch in one of
> the next releases?
> 1: https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpslice/pull/12

I agree to use Debian Autoconf 2.69.

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