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Re: A list of common gotchas in Debian packaging

Panu Kalliokoski <atehwa@sange.fi> writes:

> Some issues seem to come up time and again when somebody inspects RFS'd
> packages.  Some of these are not breaches of policy but simply bad
> practices, like leaving quoted dh_* commands in debian/rules.  Some are
> breaches of policy but common enough to focus separate attention to.

Whether someone thinks is "bad practise", the other may think it "more

I disagree with comments about removing the lines from from
debian/rules (debhelper calls that are unused). This file is used by
the maintainer of the package and he knows best what is the most
effective way to organize his works.


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