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Re: Policy about debian/compat

On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 16:48 +0200, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> what is the policy about file debian/compat ?
> I was not able to find any policy about it in 'Debian Policy Manual' on 
> debian.org. It seems it should contain package version mentionned in 
> field 'Build-depends:' in debian/control for building from source package ?
> Ie. if my package is build with latest version of dpkg-buildpackage (from 
> package dpkg-dev) I should mention following:
> 'Build-depends: dpkg-dev' in debian/control
> ' 1.13.25' in debian/compat
> I'm correct ?

No, see "Debhelper compatibility levels" in man debhelper.

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