Bug#432564: Allow debian/rules to not be a makefile
* Ian Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org) [070710 18:05]:
> 4.9 Main building script: debian/rules
> This file must be an executable makefile, and contains the
> package-specific recipes for compiling the package and building
> binary package(s) from the source.
> It must start with the line #!/usr/bin/make -f, so that it can be
> invoked by saying its name rather than invoking make explicitly.
> There is no technical reason why this has to be a makefile. I propose:
What is the use case of the change? I already see enough "bad code"
right now, and it would only get worse if people start to write their
make file in lets say ruby.