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Re: Buildd & binary-indep


On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Well, I don't make it a requirement to implement it right now and the
> > Build-Features code can certainly start with just the build-arch
> > stuff. But I want to make sure we gave it enough thought so that it's
> > not problematic later on to extend it to other similar but slightly
> > different needs.
> Is there anything about the syntax:
>     Build-Features: build-arch
> to indicate that the package supports build-arch/build-indep targets (I
> don't see any point in supporting one and not the other) that you think
> would cause a problem for future expansion?  I'd add a note that if there
> are other build features, they'll be a comma-separated list of similar
> keywords.

Well, we specified DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS space separated because build flags
frequently embed commas. Shall we not take the same decision preemptively

Also if we want to have lists as values for some "features" — like
"disable-hardening=pie,relro" — we'd be better with using space separator.

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