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On Wed, Dec 01, 1999 at 03:44:01PM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> Can some expert please clarify which is officially the best way of
> Debianizing a package?

The officially best way of Debianizing a package... there isn't any.
My recommendation is to learn everything there is to learn (packaging by
hand, without any helpers, helps here) and then choose the method you use
(debhelper, debstd, dbs or hand-roll) based on fact and not on guess.

> In the case of something like zcav deb-make seems best because it's quick and
> easy, I don't want to spend more time Debianizing it than I spent writing it!

You should certainly aspire to understand the process.  The automata
can make mistakes, and they occasionally do.

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