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Re: about gzip


Halil Demirezen (halild@bilmuh.ege.edu.tr) 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.



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