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

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Sep 15 11:09:13 UTC 2014

On sam., 2014-09-13 at 07:47 +0200, Niels Thykier wrote:
> 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".

Actuall, I think you were right and the point is somehow moot.
xfce4-dev-tools doesn't only contains xdt-autogen, it can be used in
situations where automake is actually not needed at all. So depending on
it might not be the best idea, but if one needs xfce4-dev-tools for
xdt-autogen, then I guess she should make sure automake is installed,
and thus add the dependency on the Build-depends line (even if it it's
usually brought by something else).

I guess you can safely close the bug (I don't think we have an invalid

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