[Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#732744: Bug#732744: clamav: use dh-autoreconf for better new-port coverage

Stephen Gran sgran at debian.org
Sun Dec 22 10:34:49 UTC 2013

This one time, at band camp, Dimitri John Ledkov said:
> Hi,
> The ppc64el port requires a patch to libtool.m4. I don't think that's in
> Debian yet, but when it is it will require autoreconfing a bunch of
> packages to pick it up. clamav could handle this quite easily by using
> dh-autoreconf, when libtool is in use (as of course it is here),
> dh-autoreconf is a superset of autotools-dev, and it seems to still
> build just fine if I do the following.  I did have to do a bit of extra
> work to make things happy with new automake.
>   * Convert to dh-autoreconf in order to update libtool.m4 for new
>     ports.
>   * Remove -Werror from automake flags, to avoid failing autoreconf with
>     new automake.

Removing -Werror is not a decision to be taken quite so lightly.  What
fails and why can't that be fixed instead?

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