[pkg-go] Bug#980480: Bug#980480: autopkgtest always fail

Shengjing Zhu zhsj at debian.org
Tue Jan 26 15:44:19 GMT 2021

On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 8:58 AM Dmitry Smirnov <onlyjob at debian.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 20 January 2021 2:46:07 AM AEDT Shengjing Zhu wrote:
> > What's the purpose of this line?
> > https://salsa.debian.org/debian/libpod/-/blob/debian/2.1.1+dfsg1-4/debian/rules#L21
> The purpose should be self-explanatory: it prints auto-populated
> DH_GOLANG_INSTALL_EXTRA so we'd know what exactly have been found
> by wildcard patterns and so we'd have records of that in the build
> log.
> Valid Makefile syntax should not confuse autopkgtest.

However, to conform all valid Makefile syntax in autopkgtest-pkg-go is
a huge effort. And I don't think it will happen with current volunteer
So for podman, it can either keep this line and drop
autopkgtest-pkg-go, or write Makefile in a way that autopkgtest-pkg-go
can recognize.

Shengjing Zhu

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