Re: NMU and ./configure
On 20000928T120641+0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> Does "consistent" mean "internally consistent" or
> "consistent among all builds of that package"?
In this case: the latter. It was an explicit goal when the policy
amendment was being drafted.
Maybe somebody would like to rewrite it for clarity? :-)
> >In that case a versioned build-dependency to debhelper is appropriate.
> Why? Isn't the above behaviour exactly what somebody building a package
> on an older system would expect and want?
Such a somebody should explicitly readjust the build-time dependenencies.
> Otherwise, bugs should be filed
> against basically everyone using unversioned debhelper
> build-dependencies ...
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