Re: draft ballot: please rule on how to implement debian/rules build-arch
Guillem Jover writes ("Re: draft ballot: please rule on how to implement debian/rules build-arch"):
> In the thread in debian-policy I also proposed  another small variation
> for this, which would imply a two stage transition, reducing the immediate
> simultaneous FTBFS. Jakub Wilk provided numbers  for the possible FTBFS
> on the non-staged scenario.
>  <http://lists.debian.org/debian-policy/2011/06/msg00026.html>
>  <http://lists.debian.org/debian-policy/2011/06/msg00018.html>
Thanks. In  you say:
> - Lintian doesn't warn about missing build-* targets yet, so many
> maintainers are not aware that their package are affected by this issue.
Is this still true ? If so I think we should definitely fix this
right away. No matter what the eventual transition plan is, we
definitely want this to be at least a Lintian warning. So a change to
Lintian now to warn about this situation is a no-brainer I think.