Re: Misc development news (#6) (DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt)
On Wed, 16 Apr 2008, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 10:58:29PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog a écrit :
> > Since dpkg 1.14.17, dpkg-buildpackage will define the environment
> > variables CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, CPPFLAGS, LDFLAGS and FFLAGS. The goal is to
> > be able to easily recompile packages with supplementary compilation flags
> > and to simplify the debian/rules files since CFLAGS has the right default
> > value (no need to special case for DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt).
> Hi Raphaël,
> When do you recommend to drop the support for this option? I
> personnaly like to keep debian/rules minimal. Do we need to wait for a
> Policy update?
I would not yet update the rules files. The change is very recent
and it will need some time until the policy is updated. If that feature
makes it into lenny, in lenny+1 it will be ok to clean the rules files
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