Re: RFS: debian-builder (updated package)
On Feb 9, 2008 11:58 PM, Neil Williams <email@example.com
Why is this worth having in Debian? (What's wrong with apt-get -b or
On Sat, 09 Feb 2008 15:26:48 +0530
Deepak Tripathi <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for the new version 1.8
> of my package "debian-builder".
> It builds these binary packages:
> debian-builder - Rebuild Debian packages from source code
the half-dozen other ways of building a source package?)
Nothing is wrong with apt-get -b "BUT" It is not designed to enhance your installation
by producing optimized binaries, however this may be achieved with the aid of companion packages such as 'pentium-builder' or 'athlon-builder'.
The prime purpose of this package is to ease the testing of compiler patches such as the Stack Smashing Protection patch available from IBM.
How many more (vanity) build systems must we have????
there are many and besically it depends how the community uses them,.
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