[Build-common-hackers] Bug#206937: cdbs: simple-patchsys.mk question

Julian Gilbey Julian Gilbey <jdg@debian.org>, 206937@bugs.debian.org
Sun, 24 Aug 2003 01:24:11 +0100

Package: cdbs

Hi Colin!

Just been playing with CDBS, and have a quick question: why does the
simple-patchsys.mk module apply the patches to DEB_BUILDDIR and not to
DEB_SRCDIR?  In the package inetutils, a tarball is unpacked into
DEB_SRCDIR, and DEB_BUILDDIR is set to $(DEB_SRCDIR)/build, so that
the binaries are built in this subdirectory.  However, this means that
the patches don't work, as there's never any source code in



P.S. And should the description on line 2 of simple-patchsys.mk read:
Description: A simple ... instead of A sample ...?


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