[Build-common-hackers] Bug#499816: Bug#499816: Bug#499816: cdbs: CMake file uses wrong file as "stamp"

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sun Oct 11 13:10:50 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 02:11:35PM +0200, Marc Dequènes (Duck) wrote:
>Quoting Peter Eisentraut <peter_e at gmx.net>:
>>That would require people to run the clean rule after an unsuccessful 
>>build.  I don't think that is normally required.  I'm not sure what 
>>circumstances trigger this bug, though.
>According to the dpkg-buildpackage manpage, and before building (in step 5):
>       3. If a specific target has been selected with the -T or 
>--target option, it calls that target and stops here. Otherwise it 
>calls fakeroot debian/rules clean to clean the build-tree (unless -nc 
>is specified).
>AFAIK, sbuild is using dpkg-buildpackage, so i guess we can count on 
>the clean target being called before build with standard Debian 

I believe we should not limit CDBS to work only "with standard Debian 
tools". Non-standard use should work too, as long as it is compliant 
with Debian Policy.

   - Jonas

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