Re: Bug#229357: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?
Simon Richter writes ("Re: Bug#229357: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?"):
> The entire issue circles around not being able to reliably detect
> whether the target is present using a simple script. But who said it has
> to be a script?
We want the package to _declare_ whether it supports this new target.
The proposed -Options field will actually be very useful for any
other enhancements we make to the source package format.
> Proposed alternative solution:
> 1. hack GNU make to support a "--has-target" option that returns an
> appropriate return code (hey, it's free software, after all!). Proposed
> return codes are 0 (yes), 1 (no) and 2 (error).
OMG WTF BBQ
(ie, this is a terrible suggestion)