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Re: lintian whining about app-defaults file

On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 06:56:26PM -0800, phil@bolthole.com wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 08:00:02PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > ...
> > Reading the documentation would be a good next step.  What is DH_COMPAT set to
> > in your build environment?  From dh_installdeb(1):
> > 
> >        If DH_COMPAT is set to 3 or higher, all files in the etc/
> >        directory in a package will automatically be flagged as
> >        conffiles by this program, so there is no need to list
> >        them manually in package.conffiles.
> > 
> > Note that setting DH_COMPAT has other effects as well, so make sure you read
> > the man pages for the other debhelper commands that are used in your rules
> > file.
> Okay, this seems to fix the problem, if I set that in my environment.
> But how am I supposed to cleanly set an environment variable for an
> autobuilder?
> I tried putting
> in a line by itself in debian/rules, but that didn't work.

export it:
	export DH_COMPAT=3

[c.f. /usr/share/doc/debhelper/examples/rules]


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