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Re: Popularity of bzr-builddeb and dh-make

A poll is a good idea. Can you recommend a site that allows setting up a

Am Donnerstag, den 11.10.2012, 23:29 +0200 schrieb Matthias Klumpp:
> Hi!
> Have you considered making a poll for this? Because everyone will tell
> you a different oppinion...
> For me, I think: bzr-builddeb is specific to Bzr, if you don't use
> Bzr, it is useless. Instead, dh_make can be used to generate Debian
> templates quickly, so it might be useful for more people, even those
> not using Bzr.
> I use the Debian Git tools for packaging, I never touched the Bzr
> stuff, so I don't need it. I also don't need dh-make often, but it
> sometimes is useful.
> I can't give any hint, because I am just one developer, but I would
> probably prefer dh-make for the reason above.
> But if I would need to decide, I would probably suggest both and
> recommend none of them :-)
> Cheers,
>    Matthias
> 2012/10/11 Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > How popular are bzr-builddeb and dh-make in Debian? The current
> > situation is that packaging-dev recommends bzr-builddeb and suggests
> > dh-make. It was requested to drop bzr-builddeb from Recommends and add
> > dh-make [1]. The recommended packages of packaging-dev should be
> > recommended by most of the Debian developer and not just by the
> > maintainer of packaging-dev or one single bug reporter. Therefore I am
> > asking you: How popular are bzr-builddeb and dh-make? Should they be
> > recommended or just suggested by packaging-dev?
> >
> > [1] http://bugs.debian.org/688572
> >
> > --
> > Benjamin Drung
> > Debian & Ubuntu Developer

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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