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Re: Dependencies on shared libs, take 2

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> > The generated file is updated... and the file in the source package
>> > doesn't need to be updated so often. Additionnaly you can avoid having to
>> > rebuild once knowing that it will fail... let the build update the
>> > generated file, get the diff from the build log and commit it in your
>> > repository so that it will be used for the next upload.
>> > 
>> > If your build is rather large, it can make sense. 
>> No, it doesn't. Files in the debian/ directory should not be modified
>> during the build. The correct file should already be in the .diff.gz.
> The file in debian is *not* updated, that's precisely the point of this
> discussion. Joss wants the maintainer to update it beforehand, I let the
> maintainer update it after its final build but it will then be used only
> for the next upload of course. (The file in debian is not auto-updated
> during the build in any case)
> The file in in the binary package (debian/<package>/DEBIAN/symbols) is
> however generated at build time (and has thus updated symbol information).
> Cheers,

Wouldn't that result in packages build against an outdated symbols


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