Re: New maintainer's packaging - bewildering variety of information
Matthias Klose wrote:
> try to run the helper programs with -v. You get a pretty good insight
> what's happening (although this may change, when Joey is switching the
> current sh implementation to perl).
This will not change. I use perl for the backend now, but it just runs shell
commands to do everything that touches debian/, and -v still shows those
> True, although you can save much using the debhelper options -a and -i
> to act on all packages.
> > iii) Bugs in helper packages affect ones package, and one has little
> > control over the time for the fx (Joey has been wonderful so
> > far)
> Yes, I have to repeat this!
Thanks, both. :-)
see shy jo