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Re: Backport of debhelper

On 11286 March 1977, Thomas Goirand wrote:

> I saw that there is now a new debhelper package version 6 in SID. I have
> been told by my sponsor to have a dependency to it, and set my
> compatibility level to 6. This is quite ok, but I need to maintain my
> package for Etch. I did a quick backport of debhelper from SID on my
> laptop, and it doesn't seems to be causing any trouble.

Do not follow the advice of that sponsor, look for a different sponsor
instead. Only ever update the debhelper dependency if you really use a
feature of the new version.

bye Joerg
graphviz (old license)
      * Burn it! Burn it all!! 

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