On Sat, May 09 2009, martin f krafft wrote: > also sprach Manoj Srivastava <sriva...@acm.org> [2009.04.15.1702 +0200]: >> In my experience, while that used to be true, it has not been >> the case for some time now. > > This topic came up on debian-devel: > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2009/05/msg00021.html > > If I may sum it up in my own words and mix it with my own opinion, > then distributions like Debian aren't really necessarily the target > audience of the autotools output and it might make a lot more sense > for us to build from VCS. This means that autotools would become > part of the build process *and* that we rid ourselves of the "dogma" > of distributing pristine tar sources.
Huh? These do not logically follow. I always autoreconf during the build process for my Debian packages, and yet, I also ship pristine sources. I see no contradiction. manoj -- Life begins at the centerfold and expands outward. Miss November, 1966 Manoj Srivastava <sriva...@acm.org> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/> 1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B 924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C _______________________________________________ vcs-pkg-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/vcs-pkg-discuss