Bug#537608: complains about missing-build-dependency-for-dh_-command although said command not used
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Rene Engelhard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > [ this time important, because of the upcoming "rejection on lintian
> > errors" thing. ]
> You have gotten false information from somewhere. No such thing is
> happening or proposed so far as I know.
Oh, you even were the author of the second post yourself.
> I think Lintian has no hope of ever being able to figure that out and an
> override is appropriate here. The level of makefile parsing required to
> understand what the package to do is not really feasible, IMO.
True. But then again that argument is constantly brought by
people who say why we can't have build-* mandatory (iirc) because it
cannot be reliably found out whether the target is there..
> Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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