Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH
- Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 05:46:11 -0400
- From: Reinhard Tartler <siretart@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Do we want to Require or Recommend DH
On Tue, May 21, 2019, 03:41 Vincent Bernat <bernat@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:.
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.
Use the fundamental control flow constructs.
- The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)
I looked yesterday at the boxbackup source package and contemplated converting it to dh from debhelper. I decided to not, because I'm having a hard time seeing a significant simplification potential. Maybe I'm just not seeing it?
Note that I orphaned the package quite some time ago, so feel welcome to simplify it as much as possible on Salsa.