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Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH




>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Thomas> Now, I have another example, which is quite the opposite one
    Thomas> of what you gave as example:

    Thomas> https://salsa.debian.org/openstack-team/debian/openstack-debian-images/blob/debian/stein/debian/rules

    Thomas> Why would one want to switch that one to something else? The
    Thomas> package, basically, consists of a shell script and a man
    Thomas> page only. The minimalism of this package doesn't require an
    Thomas> over-engineered dh sequencer, does it? I'm happy the way the
    Thomas> package is, and I don't think I'd switch to the dh sequencer
    Thomas> *UNLESS* someone has a better argument than "it's new", or
    Thomas> "debian/rules will be smaller", or even "it's going to
    Thomas> evolve without you even noticing it" (which is more scary
    Thomas> than anything else, which is IMO one of the defects of the
    Thomas> dh sequencer).

Could you make an attempt at articulating this as an exception?
That is, openstack-debian-images should not  use dh because <something
generic that could be evaluated against other packages>