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Re: Unsustainable debian/rules as official build entry point?




On Wed, 2017-10-18 at 11:36 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> So, dpkg 1.19.0 and 1.19.0.1 had a bug where the build target was not
> being called when building packages.

Thanks, this problem has finally been revealed officially. Are you sure
this problem is not older than version 1.19.x? 

Building some packages for GNU/Hurd has been impossible in the past,
since also tests are run under fakeroot. And they should not, they are
part of the build target, not the binary target. We have tried to point
this out several times, but until now was not taken seriously.