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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

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