[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#371050: does not build on sarge (since fix for #318268)

Alexander Zangerl az at debian.org
Wed Jun 7 02:19:55 UTC 2006

Package: lirc-modules-source
Version: 0.7.1pre2-2
Severity: serious
Justification: no longer builds from source

the modules package doesn't build as "build architecture i386 not in list"
or somesuch: sarge's old dpkg 1.10 does not have DEB_BUILD_ARCH_CPU in
the fix for #318268 has introduced this dependency on new dpkg.

i can see two ways to clean this up: 
a) specifying a build-depends dpkg >=1.13 
in the control.in, or 
b) making the rules fragment that determines the architecture a bit 
more robust: try the new setup first, no result? then
fall back. still no result -> error out.

as build-depends are not yet (TTBOMK) handled by make-kpkg, 
a) is not a full fix as it'll still fail to compile - but at least there might 
be a chance that the user looks at the control file and figures out the


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (980, 'testing'), (970, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_AT (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages lirc-modules-source depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  Debian configuration management sy
ii  debhelper                     4.2.32     helper programs for debian/rules
ii  debianutils                   2.8.4      Miscellaneous utilities specific t

-- debconf information excluded

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