[Build-common-hackers] Bug#410096: Bug#410096: Please drop useless DEB_BUILDDIR_$(cdbs_curpkg) handling in DEB_CONFIGURE_INVOKE to permit reusal

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Sun Nov 8 19:31:52 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Could you provide some examples of packages that might need this?  I
> would like to challenge the code changes by compiling "ugly hacks"
> to make sure that the changes do not break anything.

 Sure, gtk2-engines, libgweather, vte are built on similar hacks to have
 multiple configure/make/make install runs.

> >That said, "dh" is also around now and might allow this more easily.
> I still favor CDBS. You are free to abandon it, off course. :-)

 (I think I wouldn't rewrite CDBS packages in dh, nor start mixing dh
 packages in the middle of GNOME CDBS-based packages for new packages,
 but I slightly favor dh for new packages (unless CDBS provides an

Loïc Minier

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