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Re: ANN: cabal-debian et el

At Tue, 7 Apr 2009 15:12:03 +0100,
Magnus Therning wrote:

> Well, I've seen that information generated from a _source build_
> (debuild -S is what I tend to use).  I suppose it could be incomplete
> if the rules file modifies the control file.  I would hope that's a
> fairly rare setup though.  Surely it isn't something that cabal-debian
> engages in, right?

Yes. Those modifications are pretty rare. GCC and libc do that type of
thing, but I would not expect many Haskell packages to. However, it is
orthogonal to the issue that you can't write Contents files unless you
actually build the debs.

- jeremy

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