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Re: Building packages twice in a row

* Santiago Vila [Wed, 16 May 2007 10:52:02 +0200]:

> Not always. In some cases (for example, two of my packages) the error
> was to modify a .po file "in place" to update it. The second time
> you build the package, dpkg-source complains about the .mo files,
> as they are binary files and they have been modified.

> How do people deal with this, BTW? Maybe by configuring the package in
> another directory and using the VPATH feature of make?

Deleting the binary files in the clean target. dpkg-source will complain
that they're missing, but will build the package just fine.

I do this also with config.{guess,sub} (and recommend it as well).


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