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Re: FTFBS in sarge

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 00:42:53 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> said: 
>> I wonder if it would be possible to tell make-kpkg to build the -all
>> packages without invoking arch specific steps (which need the right
>> host arch). The binary-arch target could then be a nop for the wrong
>> archs and "dpkg-buildpackage -b" would work everywhere.
> __> man make-kpkg
> 	See the binary-indep and binary-arch  above?

Yes. I know those targets exist as per policy. Thats doesn't mean
anything though. Normaly the binary-* targets call the configure and
build target and then you are back to square one.

The problems with kernel-patch/image packages I saw were that it loops
in make oldconfig if the arch is wrong and no .config is provided.

Does binary-indep work without running make oldconfig?

>> PS: Maybe something for the ToDo post sarge.
> 	Or, if one reads the man page, something that can be done now.

To do for the kernel-patch/image packages. Some packages had bugs
against this and aparently been somehow fixed (like ppc) while other
haven't (like s390). But its not realy sarge critical.

> 	manoj


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