Re: intent to package zICQ
On Tue, Feb 02, 1999 at 09:31:39AM +0000, Enrique Zanardi wrote:
> But (IIRC) Santiago himself recommends not to use debmake.
Doing a quick search on the mailing list archives, I found no such
statement from Santiago. Indeed, Joseph Carter once put it quite well
: On Thu, Dec 17, 1998 at 06:33:59PM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
: > Note that deb-make is deprecated. Have a look at the debhelper and
: > dh-make packages instead.
: Don't say that where Santiago can here you.. => He's rather defensive
: about his package. It's not been depreciated, just that many perfer
... and following up later
: I shall make the popcorn and get the sodas for when Santiago hears about
: this, it should be an interesting show to say the least. Would you like
: anything while I'm at the concession stand? =>
... to which Santiago replied
: Ok, I have just read the web page. It says:
: * Creating a Package using Debmake (hopefully this and the following
: will be merged)
: Note: use of debmake is deprecated. Use debhelper instead. Once
: someone writes a debhelper tutorial, it will replace the debmake
: info on this page.
: Of course, I don't think this is 100% fair.
So, unless Santiago tells me I'm wrong, I'm assuming Santiago regards
debmake as quite usable. And if I *am* wrong, the debmake
documentation should at least tell me I am wrong. It doesn't now.
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