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Bug 226747

Summary: media-libs/libart_lgpl: patch (libart_lgpl-2.3.19-crosscompile.patch) changes both autotools source and result
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) <flameeyes>
Component: New packagesAssignee: Gentoo Linux Gnome Desktop Team <gnome>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal CC: n-roeser
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Runtime testing required: ---
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Bug Blocks: 226305    

Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 16:35:47 UTC
The patch in summary is touching both Makefile.in and Makefile.am, probably to avoid autotools rebuild.

This treatment is usually reserved for a few selected system packages that cannot have their autotool scripts rebuilt.

This _could_ cause maintainermode-driven rebuild (see http://blog.flameeyes.eu/articles/2008/06/13/maintaner-mode ), which is something we should be avoiding as much as possible.

Please just patch Makefile.am and/or configure.in/.ac and rebuild autotools, unless you have very good reasons not to.
Comment 1 Gilles Dartiguelongue gentoo-dev 2010-04-12 18:38:07 UTC
closing fixed as 2.3.21 ebuild does not do this anymore and this patch will naturally go away when 2.3.21-r1 is stabilized. Thanks for reporting.