[Build-common-hackers] Bug#521166: Bug#521166: Bug#521166: cdbs: When there is already config.status in tarball, build error
dr at jones.dk
Wed Mar 25 13:13:24 UTC 2009
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On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 02:47:44PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>Nobuhiro Iwamatsu wrote:
>> Upstream released with having put a config.status file in tarball.
>> In this case the package which maintainer used cdbs for fails in
>> build. Because when there was config.status, cdbs misrecognizes when
>> configure was carried out, and the reason is because it carries out
>> Because cdbs carry out make though does not have Makefile, the build
>> becomes the error.
>I think your best bet here is to set up your debian/rules to delete
>config.status before anything else.
I completely agree with Peter.
You can have a look at the sympa package in Debian unstable (look in
debian/rules for "upstreamtmpfiles") for a semi-generic way to handle
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