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Re: build, build-arch and build-indep targets in debian/rules

Andreas Rottmann <a.rottmann@gmx.at> writes:

> Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
>> On 2004-08-09 Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> in short (full rephrase below) I propose the following change to
>>> debian-policy:
>>> option 1: Make build-arch and build-indep targets mandatory in
>>>           debian/rules
>>> or
>>> option 2: Add an optional "Build-Targets" line to debian/control.
>> [...]
>>> Comments, ideas, opionion?
>> Are you familiar with #218893, which is basically identical to your
>> Option 2? The most important thing included there is that dpkg
>> maintainance  (I had asked Scott James Remnant[1] on IRC) would rather
>> see autodetection of availabilty of optional targets with
>> make -f debian/rules -pn | grep '^build-arch:'
>>              cu andreas
> That won't work with systems like CDBS.

As in it will wrongfully detect build-arch and misbuild/fail or it
will miss a possible build-arch and keep calling build?

> Andy


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