[Build-common-hackers] Re: [cdbs] building mulptile binary packages

Colin Walters walters@debian.org
24 Jun 2003 21:03:00 -0400

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 18:55, Mario Lang wrote:

Hi Mario, thanks for using cdbs :)
Could you send questions to
build-common-hackers@lists.alioth.debian.org?  jbailey's also there and
he will hopefully have some input on this too.

> I am considering using cdbs for brltty.  BRLTTY currently builts
> a normal, and a udeb package.  The udeb package needs to be built
> quite differently, other CFLAGS, other configure options.
> I do see that debhepler.mk does have udeb support, but reading
> the README.gz, I do get the impression that cdbs can only support
> multiple binary packages which are generated using dh_install or something
> and debian/tmp.  I can not really use this technique, because I need
> to rebuild the whole source tree to get the second (udeb) package files.

Yeah, we're working on that, but it's not ready yet.   You could
probably do it now, but it would just be very ugly.