Re: Bug#229357: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?
Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Steve Langasek writes ("Re: Bug#229357: Can we require build-arch/indep targets for lenny?"):
>> Attached is a patch to dpkg which implements a check for a 'build-arch'
>> target using 'make -f debian/rules -qn build-arch'.
> Why are we so resistant to the new debian/control field ? That
> doesn't require any of this messing about with make.
Agreed. If I had my way, we'd add a Homepage debian/control field as
well; instead we have an ugly workaround hack due to similar resistance.
I think the addition of a new control field is a nicely elegant solution
to the problem and is something we can use later on.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>