Re: Bug#218893: Autodetecting existence of build-arch target
On Wed, 5 May 2004 17:34:10 +0200, Bill Allombert <email@example.com> said:
> I am afraid that implementing 'make -f debian/rules -pn' instead
> will lead to the same problems we tried carefully to avoid in this
> discussion and will finally delay the issue even more.
> 1) That assume debian/rules is a Makefile and there is a long
> standing flamewar on that topic. One of the dpkg maintainer disagree.
Policy already mandates that ./debian.rules is a Makefile, and
this is one of the reasons for it: when the rules file is so defined,
we can do things like ./debian/rules -np | grep ....
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