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Re: draft ballot: please rule on how to implement debian/rules build-arch

On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.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.)

I believe we're just missing someone to write up a ballot with the
options and call for a vote.

Don Armstrong

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