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Re: doc compilations: build-time or pre-built?

On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 09:45:16PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> Another aspect is maintenance cost. Auto* tools and docbook toolchain,
> and tex toolchain may break, which means packages no longer
> build. This, I believe, shouldn't really be considered a reason not to
> build-depend; because it will be the users who will suffer from a
> broken package that doesn't really build.

So do compilers. And libraries. And kernel-header packages. It's not
much of an argument to avoid running arch-indep toolchains at package
build time, IMO.

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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