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Re: Tool to generate an override file from packages?

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 09:08:32PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> >I've back ported any
> >number of unstable things for potato and not once been affected by
> >debhelper 3.
> Most sid packages have Build-Depends: debhelper 3 and DH_COMPAT=3 in
> debian/rules.

find pool/main -type f | grep '/.*/.*.diff.gz' | 
	while read a; do zgrep -l DH_COMPAT=3 "$a"; done | 
	sed 's,/[^/]*$,,' | uniq | wc
    933     933   13697

find pool/main -type f | grep '/.*/.*.diff.gz' | sed 's,/[^/]*$,,' | uniq | wc
   3542    3542   49523

Seems a lot less than most packages.

In any case, though, wanting new packages to be written and uploaded,
and then expecting them somehow to suddenly work on a potato box without
any backporting doesn't make any sense either.


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