Re: Request for NMU
On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 06:44:28AM +0100, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 05:43:47PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > Adrian Bunk <email@example.com> writes:
> > > I didn't read the whole thread. There were many suggestions, but
> > > when talking about short term solutions you have to admit that the
> > > Build-Conflicts solution to this problem is:
> > I agree it works in the short term. In fact, it works the most
> > reliably out of all the short term solutions. But it is the worst
> > solution in the long term, because it has the potential to break a lot
> > of packages the second a new automake hits unstable.
> It doesn't even work in the short-term, since it prohibits me from
> compiling such a package on my local machine if I have automake
> installed, which most developer have.
Nonsense. dpkg-buildpackage has a '-d' flag to override build
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