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Re: easy way to tell if "in" package build?

On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 11:59:49AM -0500, othman@cs.wustl.edu wrote:
> I just patched Debian's libtool to no longer encode library paths into
> binaries if the binary is built on Debian systems, but I think the
> patch is too limiting and it is only meant to be a temporary hack.  What
> I'd like to do is disable library path encoding *only* if a Debian
> package is being built, i.e. if libtool is executed in the middle of a
> build started by debuild.
> Can someone suggest a way to tell if we are in the middle of a Debian
> package build?

There is no way to do so, and any derivation from the upstream behaviour in
libtool is evil. Please do not use such a patch in the Debian package (it
would only make me to use the upstream libtool).


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