[PATCH] configure: Stop using AM_MAINTAINER_MODE

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sat Sep 29 12:02:13 PDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 08:59:47 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:

> It's more correct for downstream in a sense. You don't accidentally get the
> autotools pulled in during your tarball build if you patched something.
> There are ways to accomplish that (touch) without maintainer mode, though.
> I recall Julien said they wanted this in Debian. I think this patch is the
> right thing to do.
Nowadays we (Debian) run autoreconf at package build time for pretty
much all X stuff anyway, so it doesn't really make a difference to us


More information about the xorg-devel mailing list