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Re: requiring packages to be built with a given compiler version

On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Camm Maguire wrote:

> Greetings!  Is there any simple way I can specify that one of my
> packages is to be built using gcc-2.95 on one arch, and 3.0 on the
> others?  I can obviously set CC in debian/rules, but version numbers
> aren't provided on the gcc binaries in Debian stable, and I'd like the
> package to be buildable there too.  I guess what I'd like to do is
> instruct the build daemon to either remove 3.0 for this package build,
> or set the default to 2.95, and then add a rule which aborts the build
> if gcc -v isn't right.
> Please let me know what 'the right' way to do this would be.  And
> please reply directly to me, as I'm not subscribed to devel.

1. Read the policy [1], especially read the sections that cover

2. debian-mentors@lists.debian.org is the right place for beginners
   questions of packaging, not debian-devel.

> Thanks for your work on Debian!


[1] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/


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