Hi. Halil Demirezen (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: >I am using gzip in my debian/rules for zipping >manpage and then i use "cp my_package.1.gz /usr/share/man/man1" > >my first question: is it a true usage to put gzip into rules? >and secondly, should i specify "gzip" as a Build-Depends? If you're using debhelper anyway, consider dh_installman. Otherwise "gzip -9" might be prefered. gzip is "essential", thus you don't need to (Build-) depend. Cheers T.