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Re: Bug#88029: Package which uses jam (instead make)

On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 02:28:31PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> We might be more successful in resolving the issue if some people stopped
> thinking of it as an ad hominem flamewar. :p

Especially since Wichert don't bother playing :(

> > > The interface to the rules file is defined well enough,
> > 
> > The interface to the rules file is insufficient since there is no
> > mechanism to expand it while keeping backward compatibility.
> Err, how do you mean? IIRC you yourself posted several ways of how to pass
> new options to it. We simply have to pick the most suitable one.

Yes, we simply have to. Until that happen, the interface is
insufficient and current policy leads to FTBFS.

Now, what is the most suitable one ? make variables are a little less
obstrusive than shell variables but a bit more awkward.

I think I would prefer a make variable.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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