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Bug 226695 - app-office/kletterwizard: patch (kletterwizard-0.9.6-gentoo.diff) changes both autotools source and result
Summary: app-office/kletterwizard: patch (kletterwizard-0.9.6-gentoo.diff) changes bot...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo KDE team
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Blocks: bad-autotools
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Reported: 2008-06-14 16:05 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-10-19 15:04 UTC (History)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 16:05:10 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 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2009-10-19 15:04:56 UTC
+  19 Oct 2009; Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@gentoo.org>
+  -files/kletterwizard-0.9.6-gentoo.diff, -kletterwizard-0.9.7.ebuild,
+  -files/kletterwizard-0.9.7-gcc-4.1.patch, kletterwizard-0.9.8.ebuild:
+  amd64/x86 stable wrt #226695

Problem solved...