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Re: Proposalto introduce compiler options passed from dpkg-buildpackage

On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 08:54:29PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
>  I got the feeling it was flaky from the criticism I read on
>  debian-policy@ and that it couldn't work for all Makefiles; for example
>  someone proposed to "make -f debian/rules -pn | grep '^build-arch:'"
>  but this obviously wont fly if this is implemented as a "build-%:"
>  rule.
>    In fact I have packages with build-% rules, and certainly they
>  shouldn't match such checks as they don't implement build-arch.

Then why in the world are you using "build-%" if you don't support
build-arch?  What other values of '%' are you using?

WRT policy standardization, that sounds like a fairly pathological use of
wildcards, IMHO.

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Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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