Re: Increasing regularity of build systems
On Tue, Sep 14, 1999 at 10:23:50PM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 1999 at 11:39:05AM -0700, David N. Welton wrote:
> > Joey Hess' debhelper scripts are a good API, maybe it would be
> > good to standardize on them to some degree.
I didn't say "make them THE standard", I suggested that it may be a
good idea to have a more standard API to use in rules files, to avoid
too much diversity. Currently, anarchy reigns within debian/rules,
and it's a pain to work with.
Do you have any constructive criticism, or a better alternative?
Things are a mess right now, although I'll conceed that it's probably
not the biggest of our problems, just an improvement that I think we
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