[cairo] cairo packaging and Makefile.am.features

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Sun Apr 16 21:41:56 UTC 2017

On Sun, 16 Apr 2017 21:37:31 +0200, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult

> 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.

No, good distros push the fixes upstream, so everybody doesn’t have to
reinvent the wheel.

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