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Re: FTFBS in sarge

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 11:05:35AM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> Bastian Blank writes:
> > http://bblank.thinkmo.de/debian/build-sarge/
> > kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.7
> > kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8
> Both packages build nicely with `dpkg-buildpackage -b' on any arch.
> However, sbuild is using `dpkg-buildpackage -B', which of course
> doesn't work, because the source package only creates arch all and
> arch powerpc patches.  Kind of what you'd expect from the PowerPC
> kernel package, eh?
> IMO, this is a bug in sbuild.

Do you really think it's a good idea for sbuild to use
'dpkg-buildpackage -b'? That builds architecture-independent binaries
too, which would be a total waste of its time (a considerable waste, for
many packages).

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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