[pacman-dev] [PATCH 0/5] Use more auto in autotools

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Jun 26 09:14:31 EDT 2013

Am 26.06.2013 15:02, schrieb Allan McRae:
> On 26/06/13 22:47, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Am 26.06.2013 07:01, schrieb Allan McRae:
>>> One reason for this is that
>>> we needed to patch ltmain.sh to properly handle -Wl,-as-needed, because
>>> the Arch package maintainer refused to do so unless upstream accepts!
>> So, you are patching ltmain.sh in pacman, because you refused to patch
>> libtool in Arch to work properly with Arch?
>> https://www.archlinux.org/packages/core/x86_64/libtool/ -> Maintainer
> Yes - one project I am upstream in, the other I am not.

You complained above that the Arch Linux package maintainer for libtool
refused to fix it in Arch. Since you are the package maintainer, and
this is a global problem for Arch, why don't you fix it there? Is it
really a better choice to fix every package instead of just patching

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