On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 09:52 +0200, Enrico Scholz wrote:
Braden McDaniel <braden(a)endoframe.com> writes:
>> Not ACK. Patching auto-tools sources and generated files is always
>> preferred, because only this guarantees deterministic builds.
> "and"? If you're patching both the sources *and* the generated files,
> couldn't you wind up in a situation where the source is newer than the
> generated files (i.e., the source gets patched after the generated
Use 'touch --reference' and submit an patch to upstream which adds
'AM_MAINTAINER_MODE' to configure.ac.
Many maintainers have made a conscious choice not to use that macro. I
know I have.
Braden McDaniel e-mail: <braden(a)endoframe.com>