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Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH




Quoting Vincent Bernat (2019-05-21 09:40:38)
>  ❦ 19 mai 2019 23:53 -04, Sam Hartman <hartmans@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> 
> > >> 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.
> 
> Is there an example of a package where dh cannot be used? Making 96% 
> of packages simpler and 4% of packages moderately more complex seems 
> to be a good argument to uniformize our packaging practices towards 
> dh.

I guess the answer to your question is "no" but please beware that this 
thread is about what is _convenient_ (for the package maintainer and/or 
for the majority of Debian), not what is _possible_,

 - Jonas

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