Bug#218893: Proposal: Build-Features [Fix for the build-arch problem]
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 02:41:11PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> writes:
> > On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 03:45:25PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > > For the record (and for anyone following this bug), we should hold on
> > > action on this until the TC decides the way forward for build-arch.
> > Note that I did not ask for second.
> > However lintian does not appear to be exercising such restrain:
> The other advantage of Lintian warning on this is that it means we're now
> collecting that data for the whole archive.
Not my point. Maybe you missed the line
N: These targets will be required by policy in the future, so should be
N: added to prevent future breakage.
which is basically assuming the outcome (and leads the reader to believe that
a decision has been reached while the issue is still under discussion).
Imagine a large red swirl here.