Re: Does debhelper handle build-indep ?
Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 12:22:15AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > `binary-arch' builds the binary packages which are specific to a
> > particular architecture, and `binary-indep' builds those which are
> > not.
> Thanks for pointing me to /usr/share/doc/debhelper/examples/rules.multi
> What is the purpose of binary-indep?
Like he said: `binary-indep' makes the architecture _all_
package(s), if there are any.
> The way I set up the Makefile
> (like in example/rules.multi) when I do a debian/rules
> binary-indep(or arch), the build target is made and the whole
> package is compiled, so there is no big won to use binary-indep(or
Right. Which is why I seconded http://bugs.debian.org/72335
> Should I add a build-indep and a build-arch? qIf it save
> time to autobuilders, I will do it. However I check out some
> packages with -doc, and they don't happen to do it.