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Bug#70387: automatic build fails for potato

retitle 70387 [woody] automatic build fails for potato

Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org> writes:

> Sad as I think this sort of automated bug report without looking at
> individual cases is, I think it raises a point.
> IMHO, either dpkg-buildpackage in the boot floppies source should not
> build floppies normally (which I suspect a lot of people will object
> to, but I kind of like as a solution) or we should clone the Depends as
> a Build-Depends:.

The reality is that auto-building of boot-floppies is unrealistic.
Too much setup/configuration is required.

Even the release maintainer has referred to boot-floppies specifically
as a kind of package which must be built manually.

I've tagged this bug as a woody issue, not a potato issue.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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