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Re: RFS: albumshaper - a drag and drop photo album manager


thank you all for replies. I removed the export DH_COMPAT=4 from
debian/rules, now it's only debian/compat there. My lintian and linda do
not complain at all. Please check it out from

On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 09:43 +0100, Florent Rougon wrote:
> jano kupec <jkupec@zoznam.sk> wrote:
> >> 3) I think you should build-depends on qt3-dev-tools and not only on
> >>    the libs (as you need qmake from the former).
> >
> > i added it there, but i thought it shouldn't be necessary since the
> > libqt3-mt-dev already depends on qt3-dev-tools, according to apt-cache
> > show libqt3-mt-dev
> You shouldn't care about what libqt3-mt-dev depends on. This is not your
> business, and could very well change over time, breaking albumshaper's
> build process.
> If you directly use qmake in your build process, you must build-depend
> on the package that provides it, qt3-dev-tools.
> Same thing for depends: they must reflect exactly what the package
> directly needs to work properly, not rely on its dependencies pulling
> other dependencies.

> >> 4) You may set DH_COMPAT to 4.
>      Temporarily specifies what compatibility level debhelper should run
>      at, overriding any value in debian/compat.
> I would rather:
>   echo 4 > debian/compat
> as suggested in debhelper(7).
> -- 
> Florent

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