Re: debian/rules being or not a makefile
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > > Why would we want to sanction that when the same effect can be achieved by
> > > using a debian/rules of:
> > > #!/usr/bin/make -f
> > > %:
> > > dh $@
> > > without risking breaking any existing assumptions or software?
> > Which software would be affected?
> dpkg-source -b, for one. You can't put a symlink in the diff.gz.
I was wondering what software would break if debian/rules isn't a
makefile, not particularly a symlink (I think you can have symlinks in
native packages though).