[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#758482: Bug#758482: Bug#758482: pg-reorg: builds packages not listed in source package's debian/control

Ansgar Burchardt ansgar at debian.org
Mon Aug 18 09:47:34 UTC 2014


On 08/18/2014 11:38, Christoph Berg wrote:
> Re: Ansgar Burchardt 2014-08-18 <53F1C2B7.9070402 at debian.org>
>> Thats another problem. Regenerating d/control (and actually changing it)
>> is a RC bug on its own. I guess pg-reorg is not the only package doing
>> that, but didn't look into it.
> That only happens in coordination with postgresql-common. The
> coordination is tracked there:
> https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/postgresql-9.4.html
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=migration-94;tag=migration-93;users=pkg-postgresql-public@lists.alioth.debian.org
> https://wiki.debian.org/pkg-postgresql/migration94

So it's a case of should never break in theory, but does in practice? :)

Please don't silently regenerate d/control. It could generate a new one
and *fail* the build if it differs; the maintainer should use a special
target in d/rules or "mv d/control.new d/control" and restart the build.

See also "debian/control breakage #2" in the REJECT-FAQ[1].

  [1] <https://ftp-master.debian.org/REJECT-FAQ.html>


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