Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH
- Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:53:36 -0400
- From: Sam Hartman <hartmans@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH
>>>>> "Sean" == Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Sean> On Mon 13 May 2019 at 08:33AM -04, Sam Hartman wrote:
>> As promised, I'd like to start a discussion on whether we want to
>> recommend using the dh command from debhelper as our preferred
>> build system.
Sean> For those who haven't seen it, the original author of dh, Joey
Sean> Hess, has just published a blog post relevant to the
Sean> discussion we're having:
I've read the blog post.
I think Joey's points are very consistent with our discussion here.
I hope it's not too much of a spoiler for my upcoming summary, but my
view is that we identified several areas in the discussion where dh is
not the right solution.
We'll probably identify more over time.
There will be good reasons for not using dh in a particular situation.