[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#746505: Bug#746505: fix FTBFS on new architectures

Andreas Barth aba at ayous.org
Wed Sep 10 14:26:39 UTC 2014

* Stefan Lippers-Hollmann (s.L-H at gmx.de) [140910 14:24]:
> On Wednesday 30 April 2014, Breno Leitao wrote:
> > Lirc is curretnly failing to build on new architectures, as ppc64el.
> > In order to enable this package to be built on new architectures, autoreconf
> > needs to be called before the package build. In order to do it, I am providing
> > a patch that follows the instructions at

> Thanks for the patch, I was planning to enable autoreconf (following 
> the recent threads on d-devel) anyways, so this patch is very welcome
> and it will be part of the next lirc upload (which may take 1-2 months 
> to finalize, as there is some renewed upstream activity).

As ppc64el is now part of Debian, I'd be willing to help fixing this
bug, including sponsoring an upload or uploading an NMU. Do you have a
package at hand, or would an NMU be more appropriate? If there is no
newer package, and no reason against an NMU, I'll upload a fix
probably end of the week.


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