also sprach Stefano Zacchiroli <> [2009.05.10.1616 +0200]:
> I _think_ that Manoj's point was more about the fact that
> re-creating the auto* files are not (necessarily) part of the
> trust relationship that users put into the pristine-ness of
> upstream tarball.

I am not sure I parse you correctly. Are you saying distro packagers
should or should not recreate auto* files?

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