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Re: dpatch and patching debian/rules

On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 16:56 +0200, Frank Küster wrote:

> There is a way to cause make to re-read a Makefile: Makefile remaking.
> debian/rules: debian/rules.in
>      $(command that recreates debian/rules) --infile $< --outfile $@
> ... make will reread the file after it has updated it.

does that mean that something as simple as

	debian/rules: patch
		# nothing or "/bin/true" or "touch debian/rules"?

where patch is the target that does the patching should also cause a

Perhaps you would also need "build: debian/rules" and/or the
substitution of a stamp file for the (presumably) .PHONY patch target?

Ian Campbell

 hmm, lunch does sound like a good idea
 would taste like a good idea too

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