Upstream sources using
autoconf have traditionally been
distributed with generated
./configure scripts as well as
m4 macro files such as
When paired with
automake, there may also be some intermediate
A lot of sources potentially contain such files, but they are not actionable by either the Debian distributor or by the upstream maintainer.
As a side note, modern Debian build protocols will re-create many of those
dh_autoreconf. They are present merely to aid in
bootstrapping systems where the GNU suite may not yet be available.
Please refer to Bug#996740 for details.
This screen masks the tag very-long-line-length-in-source-file.
The screen is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the masking logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian screen autotools/long-lines.