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Bug#886238: Please introduce official nosystemd build profile

Quoting Andrew Shadura (2018-01-03 13:59:05)
> Hi,
> On 3 January 2018 at 13:12, Hleb Valoshka <375gnu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Package: general
> > Severity: wishlist
> >
> > Please introduce official nosystemd build profile so downstream
> > distributions can send patches to package maintainers with
> > systemd-less build instead of keep them in home.
> Do we really need systemd-less builds? I'm not convinced this is
> something relevant to Debian.

Arguably we need no documentation-less or testing-less builds either.

The proposal is a help to some of our users.

We support "vendor" mechanisms already as part of our packaging, I see 
nothing wrong in also supporting builds flags that we do not strictly 
need for our "own" builds.  It would still be up to each package 
maintainer if they would take the burden of maintaining added complexity 
to their build routines.

 - Jonas

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