Re: [DH] Planning to remove deprecated commands and compat levels in debhelper
On 09/13/2015 08:29 PM, Niels Thykier wrote:
> On 2015-09-13 11:04, Niels Thykier wrote:
>> EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
>> I am planning to remove the following features/commands in debhelper in
>> the near future:
>> * compat level 1,2 and 3.
>> * dh_scrollkeeper
>> All of the listed commands do nothing except a deprecation warning.
>> Please see "BACKGROUND AND NUMBERS" for more information. You may also
>> want to have a look at "FUTURE REMOVALS".
> Jakub Wilk mentioned on IRC that my dd-list did not include some
> packages using "DH_COMPAT=X dh_foo" (with X < 5). Thanks to codesearch
> I have narrowed these down to 11 packages and have compiled an amended
> There seems to be two uses of this pattern:
> * DH_COMPAT=2 dh_movefiles (seen in gcc-5, python2.7 etc.)
> My immediate assumption is that they were used to upgrade that
> particular tool to a (at that time) higher debhelper compat. This is
> based on:
> * dh_movefiles does not have any newer features in any compat levels.
> Though it does have a error case in compat 1 that did not occur in
> compat 2 or higher.
still using the globbing feature for command line arguments in DH_COMPAT=2 mode.
Was this re-added in higher levels again?