Re: Dh 7 backport done at last
>>>>> Micha Lenk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Dear Backport gurus, since nobody really succeeded in providing a
> proper debhelper backport I gave it a try to do it on my own. Based
> on the git repository I reverted (hopefully) all changes that made
> the required versions of man-db and dpkg-dev unavailable in Debian
> Here my debian/changelog entry:
> debhelper (7.0.15~bpo40+1) etch-backports; urgency=low
> * Backport for Debian Etch
> * Revert recode of manpages to UTF-8 (re-opens #462937)
> - dh_installman: revert the automatic recode of manpages to UTF-8
> - drop Depend on man-db previously needed for UTF-8 recoding
> essentially reverting all changes from 6.0.5, 6.0.8, 6.0.9
> and 6.0.11.
Since there's man-db 2.5.2-2~bpo40+1 in backports, this change
doesn't seem necessary. Could you please revert it?
> You can review my complete changes in this diff file:
> or the resulting source package here:
> I would be very glad if someone of the rather skilled backporters
> could do a thight review and help to get a current debhelper package
> on www.backports.org.
So would be I, since it will allow for openldap backport to be