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Re: 469 packages still using dh_undocumented, check if one is yours



Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> 
> > Artur R. Czechowski wrote:
> > > OTOH, maybe dh_undocumented should be removed from debhelper with prior
> > > notice? "This program does nothing and should no longer be used."
> > 
> > As a rule I try to avoid causing less than 469 FTBFS bugs with any given
> > change I make to debhelper. I have removed programs when as many as
> > three packages still used them, after appropriate bug reports and a two
> > month grace period.
> 
> Could the dh_undocumented programm allways fail with an error "Don't
> use me" as the next step? That way all new uploads will be forced to
> care.

No. Breaking 400+ packages so our uses cannot build them from source is
unacceptable.

-- 
see shy jo

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