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Re: Debian packaging with meson

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:07:12PM -0500, James McCoy wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 03:28:58AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > Note that this won't work unless we rename ninja-build to ninja.
> Why not?  ninja-build has been providing /usr/bin/ninja since it was
> first uploaded.  Yes, ninja provides /usr/sbin/ninja, but ninja-build
> Conflicts: ninja.

Tsk, naughty.

You know this violated a "must" clause of the Policy, that's there for a
good reason?  And that you were warned that this is illegal, with a proposed
solution (as ninja[build] is a tool used from command line a lot, while
ninja[intrusion detection] is a daemon never ran other than via
/etc/init.d/ninja) -- but somehow ignored that.

Someone please hand me a time machine so I can file a bug on 2012-09-17
then close it on 2016-12-20.

Autotools hint: to do a zx-spectrum build on a pdp11 host, type:
  ./configure --host=zx-spectrum --build=pdp11

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