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Re: Making DESTDIR support mandatory

On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 01:11:35AM +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>   Hello!
> Thomas Klausner <> writes:
> > Since the branch is cut, perhaps we can progress on the destdir issue.
> >
> > Btw, thanks for the people who converted another few packages to
> > destdir support!
> >
> > I suggest the attached patch -- this makes packages not build if they
> > are not using destdir support, as incentive for people interested in
> > them to fix them.
> >
> > We can then decide before the next branch if we want to revert the
> > patch, just leave it in (my suggestion), or go further and actually
> > remove the BROKEN packages.
> >
> > Comments?
> This is plain wrong. Convert qmail and nagios to destdir first,
> then we can return to this discussion. (Declaring working packages broken
> isn't nice way to go. It isn't correct either.)

Declaring them as broken is the only way of getting people interested in
fixing them. Please read the time frame I mentioned in the original mail


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