Re: Package which uses jam (instead make)
On 17-Oct-03, 13:24 (CDT), Josip Rodin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 12:20:03PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > You aren't trying to make debian/rules a jam script are you?
> Even if he was, that would be fine if he knew how to do it properly.
This file must be an executable makefile, and contains the
package-specific recipes for compiling the package and building
binary package(s) from the source.
There was a lot of discussion of this some years ago (possibly in
relationship to shoop?). I don't remember why we don't allow anything
that meets the expected interface.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net