[Build-common-hackers] Emdebian and debhelper.mk

Neil Williams linux at codehelp.co.uk
Wed Dec 6 21:46:14 CET 2006

On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 21:27:54 +0100
Peter Eisentraut <peter_e at gmx.net> wrote:

> Neil Williams wrote:
> > Patching dpkg-deb is unacceptable too.
> Why?

Maintaining patches outside the tree - we've already tried that
approach and it is very difficult to maintain. It's far easier to
change the rules by which the package is built than to change the
system that follows those rules.

Emdebian is already patching debian/rules before dpkg-* is run using a
wrapper - something similar for CDBS is also needed.


Neil Williams

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