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Re: Building in chroots hides bugs? (was: Successful and unsuccessful Debian development tools)

also sprach Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org> [2006.08.01.1701 +0100]:
> Missing $(DESTDIR)s in Makefiles are an example. Especially when the
> install part was DESTDIRified, but the test before if the file is
> already there (as make install does not want to overwrite a config file)
> was forgotten.
> This leads to a corrupt package when build on a system where the package
> is already installed, i.e. is hidden away in any clean chroot.

This makes zero sense to me.

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