Re: draft ballot: please rule on how to implement debian/rules build-arch
Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ok, then I suggest to go ahead with the attached patch. If I don't hear
> any objections, I'll push it later this week.
> This one uses build-arch/build-indep by default but falls back to build
> if "make -qn" says the target is not supported.
> The number of packages broken by this change is relatively small
> according to the rebuilds of Roger (~100 out of all the arch-any
> packages, probably twice that big if we include arch-all packages). And
> this number might have decreased since the tests given that lintian has
> been advising maintainers to add the build-arch/build-indep targets.
> This means that build-arch/build-indep ought to be mandatory for all
> packages from now on.
This sounds like the right move to me. I think we (the tech-ctte) should
have a vote and make it official. (In fact, I think we're probably long
overdue for voting on this.)
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>