Gentoo Websites Logo
Go to: Gentoo Home Documentation Forums Lists Bugs Planet Store Wiki Get Gentoo!

Bug 226443

Summary: app-cdr/xcdroast: autotools are being rebuilt through maintainer-mode
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) <flameeyes>
Component: New packagesAssignee: optical media herd <media-optical>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal CC: pacho
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 269032    
Bug Blocks: 226305    

Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-13 20:45:45 UTC
Rebuilding autotools through maintainer-mode is _not_ good, because it usually means you forget to add dependencies, and they'll magically use the same version as used by upstream, which might not be what the user have installed at all.

If you patch Makefile.am or configure.in/configure.ac you _have to_ use autotools.eclass and eautomake/eautoreconf. Exceptions are granted _only_ for system packages that would make it impossible to run autotools during stagebuilding.

Please fix your package.
Comment 1 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-09 04:04:25 UTC
*** Bug 255800 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-06-01 20:22:38 UTC
fixed with _alpha16