Bug#168266: dpkg-dev: dpkg-buildpackage -B must call build-arch, not build
Justification: causes autobuild failures of policy-compliant packages
According to current Debian policy, section 7.6:
The `Build-Depends' and `Build-Conflicts' fields must be
satisfied when any of the following targets is invoked: `build',
`binary', `binary-arch', `build-arch', `build-indep' and
The `Build-Depends-Indep' and `Build-Conflicts-Indep' fields must
be satisfied when any of the following targets is invoked:
`build', `build-indep', `binary' and `binary-indep'.
Therefore, dpkg-buildpackage's current behavior of running
"debian/rules build" even when -B is used is broken. This is causing
autobuild failures in at least one package (ddd).
-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel Version: Linux frobnitz 2.4.19 #2 Sun Aug 18 15:52:57 PDT 2002 i686 unknown unknown GNU/Linux
Versions of the packages dpkg-dev depends on:
ii binutils 18.104.22.168.10-2 The GNU assembler, linker and binary utiliti
ii cpio 2.5-1 GNU cpio -- a program to manage archives of
ii make 3.80-1 The GNU version of the "make" utility.
ii patch 2.5.4-11 Apply a diff file to an original
ii perl-modules 5.8.0-13 Core Perl modules.
ii perl 5.8.0-13 Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report
^^^ (Provides virtual package perl5)
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