Bug#483792: Subject: Using make -j causes the package to FTBFS
On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 14:17:14 +0200, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
> Are you sure that the encountred bug is related to freetennis ?
> 1) In your mail, you say that "Freerunner FTBFS".
> 2) Freetennis has only one source file which is freetennis.ml. So, there
> is only *one* job to be executed by make. It appears then very difficult
> to fail with one job.
> 3) There is no "-j" in the shipped Makefile !
> So, could you please provide more informations about this failure ? (The
> versions of freetennis and ocaml you are running may be useful). On
> which arch did you tried to build freetennis ?
There's at least a bug in debian/rules. build-stamp should depend on
patch. Otherwise both can run in parallel, and you lose.