Hi Bruno * Bruno Costacurta <email@example.com> [2007-07-09 16:53]: > what is the policy about file debian/compat ? There is no policy for compat since compat specifies the compatibility level of the debhelper tools and you don't need to build your packages with debhelper. > 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 dpkg-dev is part of the build-essential, see 4.2 in the policy. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - firstname.lastname@example.org - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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