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Re: an update to automake-1.11?



Sam Varshavchik wrote:

> Kevin Kofler writes:
>> What he was talking about is that rediffing patches, i.e. making patches
>> apply to a new upstream version (that's what "rediffing" means for us
>> Fedora packagers), is more likely to break for configure.ac than for
>> configure.
> 
> And that's exactly what I said. Thank you for agreeing with me, that
> fixing configure is less likely to cause problems in the long run.

That's just because I made a mispaste. ;-)

So let's try again:

What he was talking about is that rediffing patches, i.e. making patches
apply to a new upstream version (that's what "rediffing" means for us
Fedora packagers), is more likely to break for configure than for
configure.ac.

(Check the actual citation if you don't believe me.)

        Kevin Kofler



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