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Bug 226743 - mail-mta/courier: patch (remove-sysconftool.patch) changes both autotools source and result
Summary: mail-mta/courier: patch (remove-sysconftool.patch) changes both autotools sou...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Hanno Böck
Depends on:
Blocks: bad-autotools
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Reported: 2008-06-14 16:34 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2008-06-16 14:53 UTC (History)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-06-14 16:34:26 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 Hanno Böck gentoo-dev 2008-06-16 14:53:25 UTC
This patch is just something rotten not used anymore by any version in portage. removing.