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Re: New make is breaking several packages

Daniel Schepler <schepler@math.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Le Mardi 20 Décembre 2005 14:10, Marco d'Itri a écrit :
>> It breaks a widely used feature. Why should this change not be
>> considered a make bug?
> In make's NEWS.Debian.gz it says this change was for POSIX compliance.  And 
> since there's the simple way to rewrite these things that I outlined, I think 
> it's better to make our debian/rules and Makefiles compliant than to revert 
> this change.

I hope "fixed" Makefiles will continue to work with older versions of
make, right?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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