Bug#218893: Proposal: debian/rules.version file [Fix for the build-arch problem]
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 07:47:03PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > > I am offering a third patch that implement the Build-Options control
> > > field proposal.
> > I reject this proposal, until such time as the code has implemented it.
> > hint: send patches to the bts for dpkg-dev
> So you are going to implement this even if the discussion is not already
> closed. Of course you can implement it anyway, but it's unfair to ignore what
> Branden Robinson asked:
> Message-ID: <20031112000742.GD30281@deadbeast.net>
> References: <20031110053453.GU27445@deadbeast.net>
> Which is also of interest to me. You might have privately replyed, but in this
> case i'd like the answare to be sent here for logging too.
I only reject the proposal, because the changes need to be implemented
*first*, and tested, before policy tries to ram it down our throats.
Policy already tried this once(in this exact case), and we have shown that it
was not implementable. I don't want a repeat of that.