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Bug 226537 - app-mobilephone/gnokii: autoconf/autoreconf/automake/libtool called directly
Summary: app-mobilephone/gnokii: autoconf/autoreconf/automake/libtool called directly
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Mobile Phone Developers (INACTIVE)
Depends on: 234787
Blocks: bad-autotools
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Reported: 2008-06-14 11:42 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-08-15 09:41 UTC (History)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 11:42:49 UTC
Please never call autotools directly, instead use eautoreconf (or eautomake, and JUST THESE TWO) from autotools.eclass. If you have any reason why those don't work, please let me know to fix them.

Comment 1 Alin Năstac (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 12:20:52 UTC
I've removed obsolete versions, the whole problem is coming down to the usage of "private" function eautoconf in the version 0.6.22-r2.

Problem is that autotools files used in this package are utterly broken and I don't feel like fixing them, especially that I don't have to use autotools.eclass in gnokii-0.6.26-r1 (the current test version). Care to fix them yourself?

P.S. If the other autotools.eclass functions are private, maybe you should consider prefixing their name with _ in the near future. There is no comment in that class that forbids usage of eautoconf.
Comment 2 Alin Năstac (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-08-15 09:41:52 UTC
Offending version has been removed from the tree.
Closed as FIXED.