All reports of debian-rules-uses-or-modifies-user-only-variable for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The rules files appear to be reading or modifying a variable not intended for use by package maintainers. The special variables


can be used by users, who wants to re-compile debian packages with special (or non-standard) build flags.

Refer to for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: rules, Type: source

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