[Build-common-hackers] Bug#543916: Bug#543916: cdbs: new DEB_ACLOCAL_ARGS causes FTBFS

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Thu Aug 27 18:33:35 UTC 2009

Hi Zak,

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 08:42:02PM +0800, Zak B. Elep wrote:
>New cdbs package today breaks builds where Autotools are regenerated 
>via DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_* and there is no DEB_ACLOCAL_ARGS declared in 
>debian/rules, and where the source packages do not have an `m4' 

>/usr/share/cdbs/1/class/autotools-files.mk:49: *** insufficient number 
>of arguments (1) to function `if'.  Stop.

>The offending line in /usr/share/cdbs/1/class/autotools-files.mk:
>DEB_ACLOCAL_ARGS ?= $(if $(wildcard $(DEB_SRCDIR)/m4)),-I m4)

Whoops - looks like a simple typo (one closing paranthesis too many).

Could you try setting the following:

DEB_ACLOCAL_ARGS ?= $(if $(wildcard $(DEB_SRCDIR)/m4),-I m4)

  - Jonas

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