[Build-common-hackers] Bug#200423: lintian: CDBS interaction - outdated autotools-dev files

Colin Walters walters@debian.org
08 Jul 2003 06:00:49 -0400

On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 02:01, Andrew Lau wrote:

> The "outdated-autotools-helper-file config.{guess,sub}" warning is
> invalid for packages built using CDBS as it will update those files
> during the build when autotools.mk is invoked. To avoid bloating the
> diff, CDBS will restore the original & outdated files before generating
> the diff.

I don't think lintian or linda should change; the lintian/linda warnings
remind you to remind upstream to update those files, which they really
should do.