On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 05:03:39PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 07:09:44PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > >> > >> Now why does it only list 8k sources if it matches the required > >> "build:" target? Are 50% of all sources already dropping through that > >> grep because they use dh ('%:') or include files? > > > > That's what I think, and a cursory look at a few gives the same > > impression. Which is surprisingly good--there's only a single > > tool to update to get support added for a huge chunk of the > > archive (well, there's cdbs as well of course, so it's two main > > ones). > > I would think dh already supports them. So we might actuay have >50% > coverage of binay-arch/indep already or verry close to it. > > Maybe we can actualy change policy post squeeze because the majority of > sources supports it. I checked, and dh currently doesn't support build-arch and build-indep at all internally (you need to add the rules yourself). I've made a patch to add proper support which I'll submit once I've tested it. I've submitted a proposed change to Policy to require the use of these targets (#604397), but we need at least 50% coverage first. But, we'll get that as soon as dh and cdbs support it. We also need a lintian check to warn if these targets are missing; but I'm not at all familiar with hacking on lintian. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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