[Build-common-hackers] Bug#508162: Bug#508162: Please document the "correct" order of rules and classes in debian/rules

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Dec 8 14:56:59 UTC 2008

Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> The rationale for my request is that today I had to find out that I 
> need to include patchsys.quilt.mk *after* autotools.mk if one of my 
> patches affects to build system to run properly (e.g. to make 'make 
> distclean' work again). This behaviour is documented nowhere -- at 
> least I haven't found anything in the cdbs documentation.

Note that patchsys-quilt.mk is not part of the cdbs package, so we 
cannot be held responsible for mishaps introduced that way.

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