Bug#276905: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#276905: cdbs: Should depend on debhelper >= 4.2.21 for dh_desktop

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd@spring.luon.net (Sjoerd Simons), 276905@bugs.debian.org
Sun, 17 Oct 2004 17:12:10 +0200

On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 07:41:43AM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 02:19:37PM +0200, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> >   Just had saw that gnome-volume-manager had a FTBS because the dh_desktop
> >   command was not found. The buildd did have a new cdbs, but still an old
> >   debhelper :(
> > 
> >   Depending on a debhelper which has dh_desktop will obviously fix this problem
> >   :)
> At this point, CDBS doesn't do set the depends for you - 

Ok. Unfortunately that means certain cdbs changes can invalidate your
dependencies, which is a pita imho. But i guess you already know that :)

> Robert Millan
> has contributed a patch to get the dependancy on cdbs itself if you move
> to a control.in setup, but the rest aren't tracked.  That may wind up
> having to wait until CDBSv2.

Need to look into that then. Thanks for the tip.

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