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Re: Getting the buildds to notice new architectures in a package

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@grep.be> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 09:56:22AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Two things:
>> - control files are part of the source. w-b would have to download and
>> unpack every source package to get that file.
> Exactly.
>> - control files can be auto generated during build (e.g. glibc) and
>> might not even list the packages and architectures
> Well, yeah, but if that changes anything about the control file that is
> of importance (like supported architectures or package names), then this
> information is quite blatantly ignored. And the build may fail.

Aeh, the only part that MUST not change is the source entry in
debian/control. Any binary entry is afaik only used by tools forked
from debian/rules (usualy dh_*). If you create the binary entries
before you use them then everything works. Look at glibc for an


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