Martin Zobel-Helas <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> Wouldn't it be better to unpack a package twice in two different >> directories, build and clean in one dir and then compare the obtained >> tree with the tree available in the other dir? > > That would surely be the better solution to catch this policy violation. > But the way we did it now was the fastest and easiest solution for now, > and showed already how many packages have no correct working clean > targets. > > We will need to patch sbuild for the changes you suggested. Feel free to > send patches for that. Please could you file a wishlist bug, so I don't forget about it? If it sounds OK, I will add an option to do that. It should be as simple as copying the directory after dpkg-source has been run, and then diffing it after running debian/rules clean at the end of the build. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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