[Build-common-hackers] Bug#489430: Bug#489430: cdbs: debhelper usage

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Jul 7 11:25:38 UTC 2008

Am Samstag, 5. Juli 2008 schrieb Martin Koeppe:
> See package time 1.7-21 as example. Its rules says:
>    include /usr/share/cdbs/1/class/autotools.mk
>    include /usr/share/cdbs/1/rules/debhelper.mk
> i.e. debhelper.mk is included after autotools.mk. In this
> configuration buildcore.mk doesn't know that debhelper is to use and
> so doesn't use dh_testroot.

It is documented that you should include debhelper.mk first.  If you don't, 
things will degrade, albeit smoothly.  I don't know if there is anything more 
we need to do about it.

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