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Re: FTBFS if built twice in a row

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
>> Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:
>>> Not if you use pdebuild or similarly build in a chroot, which IMO
>>> everyone should be doing.
>> I use xen instances and that changes nothing at all.
>> 1. My ~/src is mounted inside the build environment so I don't have to
>> copy the source around all the time
> So don't do that and then everything works.
> I'm not saying it's ideal, but this really isn't that difficult to work
> around in practice, and the alternative is a lot more package maintenance
> work to track down the autogenerated files that's both finnicky and
> fragile.  Right now, it's my opinion that we're optimizing for the common
> case.

Usualy you can use clean, distclean or maintainerclean or use a build
dir. Using a build dir is actualy something I've come to really like.


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