Re: question about build profile nocheck
- Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 00:43:49 -0400
- From: Afif Elghraoui <afif@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: question about build profile nocheck
Hi, Wookey and Chris,
Many thanks for the detailed answer and the links!
على الأربعاء 1 تشرين الثاني 2017 23:19، كتب Wookey:
> On 2017-11-01 21:46 -0400, Afif Elghraoui wrote:
>> Am I mistaken?
> Yes. Somewhat discussed in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=568897
> and marked willnotfix.
> Debhelper doesn't automagically do anything due to profiles SFAIK.
> Hmm. actually it recently learned how to do nodoc automatically:
> so having started down that slippery slope maybe it's time to ponder
> 568897 again as its under new management :-)
I agree--I think I'll follow up on 568897. I found it surprising that
debhelper doesn't do anything about this. That then requires adding
boilerplate code to d/rules in every package trying to support this profile.
> Right, I generally expect the packaging to have to deal with
> DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS, which deals with actions. DEB_BUILD_PROFILES deals
> with dependencies (so dpkg and apt do some things automagically for
> Helmut and Josch have a lot more to with this recently than me and
> will no doubt be along soon with chapter and verse.
Thanks and regards
Afif Elghraoui | عفيف الغراوي