Bug#604397: debian-policy: build-arch and build-indep targets are required
On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 09:38:31PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> Version: 188.8.131.52
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> The reason for this is that we do our building using dpkg-buildpackage,
> and while binary-arch and binary-indep are required targets used by
> dpkg-buildpackage, the corresponding build-arch and build-indep targets
> are not required and are not used by dpkg-buildpackage at present.
For the record, the patch to dpkg to implement Build-Features: build-arch
has been accepted.
So we only need to add Build-Features: build-arch to the package that will
benefit from it (mainly packages that build both arch-indep and arch-all
Imagine a large red swirl here.