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Re: Is it okay to bump dh-compat?

On 21/02/2020 17:42, Utkarsh Gupta wrote:
> Hi all,
> Whilst working on libpam-radius-auth, I noticed that d/compat has
> value "4" which throws the following error:
> dh_clean: error: Compatibility levels before 5 are no longer supported
> (level 4 requested)
> Would it be okay to bump d/compat to 5 (or maybe 7) in such a case?

Huh, that package shouldn't have made it into jessie in such a state.

Sure, but better bump it to 5 and check the changes in v5 in the debhelper
manpage. You can also debdiff the old and new .debs to see if there's any change
in the installed files.


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