[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#760634: lintian: add xfce4-dev-tools / xdt-autogen for updating config.{guess, sub}

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Sat Sep 6 17:56:44 UTC 2014

Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> writes:
> On sam., 2014-09-06 at 16:02 +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:

>> Don't you need to put automake in Build-Depends to be able to use 
>> xdt-autogen? That should be enough to satisfy Lintian.

> It's in xfce4-dev-tools recommends and is usually brought by
> build-essential anwyay, I guess.

Maybe I'm missing something, but buildds don't install Recommends, and I'm
pretty sure automake is not build-essential.  So I'm not sure how that
ensures the right package is installed?

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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