Bug#373164: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#373164: cdbs: stop overriding DEB_DESTDIR

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Tue Jun 13 10:10:26 UTC 2006

Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Please stop using abusing the DEB_DESTDIR variable which have been
> used by module-assistant includes for many years now.

We're not going to rename variables just because you say so.  Please 
provide an example of why this is a problem so we can come to a 
workable solution.

> Please do better research when starting using variables,

I don't know the history of this, but this is kind of interesting:

module-assistant (0.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Initial Release, closes: #207709

 -- Eduard Bloch <blade at debian.org>  Fri, 05 Sep 2003 23:47:01 +0200

cdbs (0.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Initial version (Closes: #188049).

 -- Colin Walters <walters at debian.org>  Mon, 12 May 2003 17:23:20 -0400

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