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Re: Dropping support for debian/xcontrol



On Fri, 4 Mar 2011 23:49:33 +0000
Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:

> +++ Neil Williams [2011-03-04 22:26 +0000]:
> > On Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:37:51 +0000
> > Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > The replacement is debian/control - at least it's always correct.
> 
> But gives no information about which deps are build and which host,
> which was the reason for xcontrol.

OK, turns out that it was fairly easy to enable xcontrol support and it
did help at TCL a bit. In the end, I've enabled it when the file can
be found and it's a cross-build.

It fell naturally out of the support for foo [arch] syntax which forced
the creation of buildarchdeps and hostarchdeps tracking. It's trivial
to add Build-Depends-Tools to buildarchdeps.

In other words, xcontrol is being used as if debian/control actually
had:

Build-Depends: debhelper [!armel]

Actually, that syntax isn't ready yet, still got some work to do on the
[arch] syntax handling. Currently only supports stuff like [linux-any].

-- 


Neil Williams
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