[Build-common-hackers] Bug#617841: Bug#617841: Bug#617841: cdbs: support for exporting multiarch path variable
dr at jones.dk
Sat Apr 9 01:52:25 UTC 2011
tags 617841 pending
On 11-03-16 at 10:34pm, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 09:31:24AM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:52:08AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > >Multiarch support is coming to Debian soon. It would be helpful if
> > >cdbs would start exporting DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH along with the other
> > >standard dpkg-architecture variables. (This variable will only be
> > >available once dpkg 1.16.0 is uploaded; however there's no reason
> > >for cdbs not to start exporting it now, it will just be empty until
> > >dpkg support is in place.)
> > From a brief test it seems that it won't just be empty if
> > unsupported but will fail with an exit code 9.
> Why should this exit code matter? Make doesn't care what the return
> code of the shell function is, only the output, so the '|| true' is a
> no-op. I.e., it already fails gracefully without needing to spawn an
> extra subprocess.
You are right, off course. I am applying it now.
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