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

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 12:44:57AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Wouter Verhelst <wouter@grep.be> writes:
> > On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 12:27:11PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Also, on the topic of detecting build-arch support, shouldn't every
> debian/rules file that has no build-arch target eventually fail with
> the same error message from make: 'make: *** No rule to make target
> `build-arch'.  Stop.'?
> Why can't dpkg-buildpackage just call build-arch and compare the last
> line of the make output againt that message.

You've obviously never heard of localizations ;-P

wouter@rock:~/tmp$ echo $LANG
wouter@rock:~/tmp$ make foo
make: *** Geen regel voor het maken van doel `foo'.  Stop.

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