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

Niels Thykier niels at thykier.net
Sat Sep 13 05:47:44 UTC 2014

Control: tags -1 moreinfo

On 2014-09-06 21:52, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On sam., 2014-09-06 at 10:56 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> 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?
> Yeah, you're right. It's actually brought through intltool.


If you make the necessary changes on the xfce4-dev-tools side, I will of
course gladly add the changes on the Lintian side to suppress the tags.
 But at its current state this bug seems like a "working-as-intended".


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