[cairo] cairo packaging and Makefile.am.features

Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult enrico.weigelt at gr13.net
Sun Apr 16 19:37:31 UTC 2017

On 15.04.2017 20:49, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:

>     Those who build from source - mostly the dist packages - tend to do lots
>     of patching. And then they likely have to regenerate everything.
>     That's why many distros (or at least many packagers) always do that.
> Bad distros are like that...

No, actually *good* distros - they fix up crap coming from the various
upstreams (which often even don't care about clean build process) and
make sure that everything's rebuilt reliably.

Given the hassles we had w/ autofool in the last decades, never trusting
anything autogenerated and always rebuild from scratch, in isolated
environments, is the best one can do (except rewriting the build scripts


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