Bug#191411: [proposal] build-depends-indep should not be satisfied during clean target
On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 04:44:41PM +0100, James Troup wrote:
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> Wouter Verhelst <email@example.com> writes:
> > I therefore propose the following change to section 7.6, which is a
> > partial rollback from #164035:
> > `Build-Depends-Indep', `Build-Conflicts-Indep'
> > The `Build-Depends-Indep' and `Build-Conflicts-Indep' fields must
> > be satisfied when any of the following targets is invoked:
> > + `build', `build-indep', `binary' and `binary-indep'.
> > - `build', `build-indep', `clean', `binary' and `binary-indep'.
Note that this policy change make a difference for
arch: all source packages. For them, it is currently equivalent
to use 'Build-Depends-Indep' and 'Build-Depends'
With this change, it will no more be the case. Build-Depends will
be safer since it cover clean (this trigger a lintian warning
It can be worthwhile to state explicitly what happen for source
arch:all packages in the policy.
Imagine a large red swirl here.