mk-build-deps does not handle Build-Depends-Arch

Bug #1794314 reported by Kócsó Balázs on 2018-09-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
devscripts (Debian)
devscripts (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

'mk-build-deps' does not handle the Build-Depends-Arch section of the control file. If the success of the installed dependencies verified with dpkg-checkbuilddeps, then it said also: there are unmet build dependencies.

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
Release: 18.04

$ mk-build-deps --version
This is mk-build-deps, from the Debian devscripts package, version 2.17.12ubuntu1.1
Copyright (C) 2008 Vincent Fourmond

Relevant code section of mk-build-deps:

There is no code for handling of Build-Depends-Arch section of the control file.

Mattia Rizzolo (mapreri) on 2018-09-27
Changed in devscripts (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in devscripts (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
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