[Build-common-hackers] Bug#461513: cdbs: requires aclocal.m4 to be present in order to generate it

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Mar 31 12:40:18 UTC 2008

Am Donnerstag, 31. Januar 2008 schrieb Charles Plessy:
> > No, but you appear to expect that the feature *creates* the aclocal.m4
> > file, but the variable name clearly indicates that it only *updates*.
> Ah, OK. Actually, I expected the command to do something similar as when
> I type aclocal in command line. In that case, it indeed creates the file
> if it is not there. Would you have something against having

What would be the use case for this?  If the upstream package doesn't have 
aclocal.m4, why would a Debian package have one?

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