[Build-common-hackers] Bug#537240: Bug#537240: Bug#537240: Bug#537240: cdbs: should create versioned debhelper dependency
dr at jones.dk
Mon Aug 3 19:27:52 UTC 2009
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On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 03:40:53PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
>packages built with cdbs currently trigger a lintian
>package-lacks-versioned-build-depends-on-debhelper, but the cdbs
>maintainer thinks that cdbs' behavior is correct.
>On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 02:22:08PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> >On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:53:24PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:13:48PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
>> >> >cdbs creates an unversioned debhelper dependency, which triggers
>> >> >a lintian warning on the generated package.
>> >> Could you please quote that lintian warning?
>> I disagree with the described "recommended practice". That could
>> apply to *any* package, not just debhelper. Backports older than
>> oldstable will always be risky business!
>May I suggest that the maintainers of two important packaging tools
>get their opinions sorted out in a way that a package prepared using
>one tool do not get flagged as faulty by the other? Thanks ;)
Thanks for the suggestion, but...
As I wrote above, I do not see this issue as tied to debhelper: If
lintian warned about unversioned dependency on perl then I would
 Next release of CDBS will generate unversioned dependency on perl
when using perlmodule.mk ;-)
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