On Sat, Sep 07, 2013 at 11:28:31PM +0200, Daniel Pocock wrote: > After a build fails on the buildd, it would be really useful to have the > build run again twice with "make -i" and log the output of the second retry What's the main advantage of doing so? To log further errors not seen due to the first failure? Why not just use "-k" to begin with? > Obviously I could hack something like this into debian/rules: > > > make || make -i ; make -i ; exit 1 > > but it would be nice to have a centrally managed approach There's no guarantee that "make" is being used for building, and it's non-trivial to determine if it is or is not in use, nor how to invoke it appropriately. If we want to do it centrally, it would be more reliable to add a new target which sbuild or other build tools could invoke on error, and which package maintainers could add to support their specific requirements. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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