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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Re: obs violates the debian policy §4.9.1
On 15.4.2011 00:21, Hans-Peter Jansen wrote:
It's 2011. So how about just passing -j1 to the one or two packages
that still don't work, instead of implementing elaborate solutions
that needlessly penalize all deb builds? Mindlessly sticking to
questionable policies kills any progress.

Michal, debian policy _requires_ BS to build debian packages with a
single CPU, if not stated _otherwise_.

I wouldn't be surprised it the policy also required any package to fit on a 3.5" floppy. But most of the world uses neither floppies nor UP machines nowadays, so makefiles are expected to work fine with -j. If not, it's a bug.

But now you now got what you wanted, so the BS is super compliant, just a little bit unusable for building deb packages. *sigh*


Probably, I should consult an attorney before further commenting to this
thread.

Huh? :-)

Michal
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