[Build-common-hackers] Bug#450483: Bug#450483: cdbs: Stop setting DEB_CONFIGURE_SCRIPT_ENV in order to enable cross-building

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Wed Nov 7 18:07:28 UTC 2007

Neil Williams wrote:
> No. MAKEFLAGS should not be overwritten by the build tools.

Huh?  This discussion is about DEB_CONFIGURE_SCRIPT_ENV.  How do you get 
from that to MAKEFLAGS?  AFAICS, nothing in cdbs touches MAKEFLAGS.

> CDBS has no business setting DEB_CONFIGURE_SCRIPT_ENV.
> Any package that "needs" it is simply broken because there is no way
> of providing useful information by that method.

Explain that to all the packages that are making use of it.

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