Re: Keeping information on the build system
On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 07:56:24PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> For autobuilders : they usually start with just required and build-essential
> packages installed, and then apt-get some packages to fit the Build-Depends. So
> we could add a mechanism to get this list of packages with version in the
> package and not just in the buildlog.
> Unfortunately, we will get no information on version of the required and
> build-essential packages used in the build process, so we can add versions of
> all build-essential packages, with an option in the package to make the list
> more selective.
Why distinguish those cases ? All packages on the same level makes
things easier to process, and useful outside of autobuilders. Please
get my current dh_buildinfo (URL somewhere in the thread) and comment
on it :)
> But maybe it is sufficient to implement it for autobuild.
No, all packages have at least one "manually" built arch - source-only
uploads are forbidden because of implementation details in buildd.
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