Bug#395611: libgnujmi-java: missing binary-arch target in debian/rules (Policy 4.9)

Kalle Kivimaa kalle.kivimaa at iki.fi
Sat Oct 28 07:29:42 CEST 2006

Aurelien Jarno <aurel32 at debian.org> writes:
> libgnujmi-java's source package contains a debian/rules file which does not 
> contain the binary-arch target. This target required by both the section 
> 4.9 of the Debian policy [1] and the Etch release standards [2].

>From the Debian policy:
"If one or both of the targets build-arch and build-indep are not
provided, then invoking debian/rules with one of the not-provided
targets as arguments should produce a exit status code of 2. Usually
this is provided automatically by make if the target is missing."

This is the behaviour exhibited by libgnujmi-java so in the absence of
a reference to a statement from the release managers, this is not a

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