[Build-common-hackers] Bug#573350: cdbs: autotools-vars.mk shouldn't include makefile.mk

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Fri Apr 2 14:12:22 UTC 2010

Hi again,

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 01:15:42PM +0100, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:

>> The othe points certainly are handled.  That's the reason this class 
>> have been outside of mainline cdbs for so long: I extended 
>> makefile.mk and autotools.mk to support multiflavored builds,
>That's very cool on its own :) I'll see if we can use it from those 
>normal packages that we build several times with different flags (e.g. 

Please report back to this bugreport how it goes with using my 
multiflavor support in recent mainline cdbs.

If running into trouble then perhaps I van help :-)

>> Your implementation is quite exciting to look at.  Parts of it I 
>> don't like - e.g. setting per-rule variables I feel should be 
>> avoided.  But some parts are interesting - like bug#500118 which I 
>> did not know about.  Obvious when you think about it, I just didn't 
>> until now :-P
>You don't until you hit a bug ;) I was going to report a separate bug 
>about it.

Ahem - please do file a separate bugreport: I have too much in my head 
at the moment so even if I did read up on it recently I have lost it 
again, and would appreciate if you could summarize in a separate 

Please do not report back to this bugreport on that issue but file a 
_separate_ bugreport - let's shrink this one to be about multiflavor 

>> Another thing I haven't gotten around to play with is parallelised 
>> builds.  In case you want a challenge ;-)
>Doesn't CDBS support it already?

Yes, the infrastructure is there and is used for some (but not all 
possible) classes.  It is just that _I_ haven't played with it so do not 
know if it works properly ;-)

Kind regards,

 - Jonas

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