Re: Thoughts about src-dep implementation
>>"Chris" == Chris Waters <email@example.com> writes:
Chris> Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> debian/rules clean is already required to reverse the effects of the build.
Chris> In theory, yes. But unless you audit the .diff.gz, it's not
Chris> necessarily obvious if this fails. Now, I *do* audit my diffs, so I
Chris> know *exactly* where I've come up short (one package, which I very
Chris> recently adopted, where I did a mostly unedited upload just to get my
Chris> name in the maintainer field). If I didn't audit my diffs, I think
Chris> I'd have at *least* four or five packages where the clean target
Chris> didn't do its job completely.
Yet another plug for cvs-buildpackage. I never audit my diffs,
yet I know for a fact that no junk gets into the diffs --
cvs-buildpacakge does a rm -rf; and re exports a fresh set ;-)
Possibly not very useful for huge packages like X; but should
not be an issue for the vast majority o packages out there.
So you're back... about time...
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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