Re: debian/rules "make -f" restriction
On Wed, Oct 28 2009, Tobi wrote:
> Julien Cristau schrieb:
>> asks for a password.
> Sorry, wrong link:
>> also nothing in what you said explains why you
>> can't do what you want using a makefile.
> Because make-special-vdr.sh needs to modify debian/rules itself. This
> way debian/rules doesn't get "contaminated" with stuff that goes
> beyond the scope of building the regular Debian package -e except for
> the shebang line.
This is what the make directive 'include' is all
about. Conditionally, include fileA or fileB. Each file is all
This is not a technical shortcoming of using Makefiles.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people
worry than work.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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