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Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH




Hi Tollef,

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 09:54:50PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Andreas Tille 
> 
> > Can you give an example for a package that has a non-dh rules file
> > "working for years" that gives as a result a package with no lintian
> > warnings without changing this d/rules file?
> 
> If you're talking about the binary package, fortunes-bofh-excuses.  It
> has some lintian warnings on the source package (primarily because it's
> not been uploaded for more than ten years) of which only two out of six
> warnings would be handled automatically by dh.

>From a developer point of view I'm talking about *any* lintian warnings
so for sure also about source package warnings.
 
> (Yes, also not an important package in the grand scheme of things, and
> I'm not disagreeing that using dh is a good thing overall.  I should
> probably upload it just to get some of the dust off it.)

:-)

Kind regards

        Andreas. 

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