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Re: Bug#229357: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?


On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 14:33:26 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Bill Allombert writes ("Re: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?"):
> > At least, I would feel less alone.
> FWIW, I agree with you.  I think the proposed `Build-Options' source
> control field is a sensible addition and the bug should be implemented
> immediately.
> Obviously the dpkg developers are rather busy at the moment.  I think
> that the right thing to do is to offer to NMU.

Errr, what's the rush now to get this fixed? It's something that has
been there like forever, the bug report proposes adding a new field
which personally I don't like taking lightly.

I've been pondering on what's the cleanest way to fix it for some time,
and I tend to agree with Steve about using the make options to test
for the existence of the targets. But as others have pointed out it's
not clear why that change was reverted at the time.


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