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KS2011: Afternoon topics

KS2011: Afternoon topics

Posted Oct 30, 2011 23:11 UTC (Sun) by cortana (subscriber, #24596)
In reply to: KS2011: Afternoon topics by foom
Parent article: KS2011: Afternoon topics

Are those old autoconf/automake packages shipped in order to resolve build-dependencies for other packages in the archive, or are they shipped so that end users can still build their software which may be less well-maintained than your typical open source project?


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KS2011: Afternoon topics

Posted Nov 1, 2011 2:42 UTC (Tue) by foom (subscriber, #14868) [Link]

> Are those old autoconf/automake packages shipped in order to resolve build-dependencies for other packages in the archive

Yes. Some reference material.

http://lists.debian.org/debian-qa/2011/03/msg00039.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2011/10/msg00373.html


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