Re: Checking buildd logs
In message <20011104010247.A7032@UnderGrid.net>, "Jeremy T. Bouse" writes:
>against libssl-dev; however I was of the opinion the buildd's were chroot
>environments clear'd after every build attempt so they were clean to build
>the source... Was I wrong in my assessment and/or are others noticing this
>as well with their packages?
Yes, you were mistaken.
It's not really a good idea for your package configure script, or whatever, to
go sniffing around the build environment and turn features on or off depending
what it finds; this is always going to be fragile. The buildds don't make any
particular promises about the contents of the chroot, except that they will
satisfy whatever build-depends and build-conflicts you have declared.
>I've since then gone and
>re-uploaded said packages with both "--with-openssl=no" and Build-Conflicts
Is it necessary to do both? If "--with-openssl=no" suffices to prevent your
package from actually using SSL, adding a Build-Conflict will just create a
nuisance for people trying to compile the thing.