Re: Possible framework for `debmake replacement'
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On Fri, 21 Feb 1997, Andy Mortimer wrote:
> So instead, perhaps, we can define *rules* in a file somewhere which can
> be included in debian/rules with the include statement. [... ]
I have an idea related to this:
Since debian/rules has to be executable, we can change the policy ("only
the wording, not the spirit") and allow it to be a shell script, *as long
as it behaves as if it were a Makefile*.
We could then write something like:
[ ... ]
and use bash macro definitions from "debmakelib" or whatever.
I think this would add some flexibility.
[ I have no idea about how a shell-script debian/rules should be written,
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