Re: dh 7 broken by design?
Helmut Grohne <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The simple rule
> dh $@
> will fail miserably if there is any file named like a target. Try
> `touch build' in your favourite dh-7-package to see it break.
> GNU make users probably know that this is why there is a .PHONY: ...
Yes. For this reason, I avoid the three-line rules file (despite its
cuteness), and use the .PHONY feature.
> However that one does not work with implicit dependencies and
> results in make thinking there is nothing to be done.
Can you give an example of a ‘debian/rules’ that does not work, and
what the desired behaviour would be?
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