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Re: NMUs: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH


On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 02:09:14PM +0200, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 15.05.2019, 11:31 +0200 schrieb Enrico Zini:
> > I'd propose to recommend dh as the default build system, and document
> > in README.source if there are reasons to use something else.
> > 
> > At that point, one could look at README.source to see if changing
> > build system would be an possible strategy for fixing bugs in an NMU.

The README.source idea is good ...
> Or introduce a lintian check for not using dh. Then the maintainer
> could override lintian and document the reason for it in the override.

... but I think the documented lintian override is better since
it is more connected to code than free text.

Kind regards