Bug#559063: jed: FTBFS on non-Linux architectures

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Tue Dec 1 16:26:42 UTC 2009

Package: jed
Version: 0.99.19~pre210-1
Severity: important
Tags: patch
User: debian-bsd at lists.debian.org
Usertags: kfreebsd


your package FTBFS on non-Linux architectures because the checks on
DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE are buggy. You can query all variables using
“dpkg-architecture -a$foo” on any architecture.

The usual way to check for arch-specific features is DEB_HOST_ARCH_OS
anyway. Please find attached a patch to this effect. (Checked
successfully on kfreebsd-i386, but should be fine for all other

Thanks for considering.

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