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Bug 226849

Summary: x11-misc/read-edid: patch (read-edid-arch.patch) changes both autotools source and result
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) <flameeyes>
Component: New packagesAssignee: Desktop Misc. Team <desktop-misc>
Severity: normal CC: esigra
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 226305    

Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 17:46:43 UTC
The patch in summary is touching both and, 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 ), which is something we should be avoiding as much as possible.

Please just patch and/or and rebuild autotools, unless you have very good reasons not to.
Comment 1 Krzysztof Pawlik (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-17 12:52:18 UTC
The mentioned patch touches two files:

 * read-edid-1.4.1/
 * read-edid-1.4.1/

So it behaves properly - what precisely triggered this bug report? Diego, if this is from simple `grep` then last line of hunk for could trigger this:

  27  maintainer-clean-local:
  28     $(RM) aclocal.m4 configure
Comment 2 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-17 16:24:52 UTC
It's a grep plus me looking at the patches, but looking as so many patches by hand false positives were expected :/ sorry for the noise.