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Re: A list of common gotchas in Debian packaging

On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 01:21:36PM +0300, Panu Kalliokoski wrote:
> On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 04:50:29PM +0200, Simon Richter wrote:
> > >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.
> > I do that all the time. It is much easier to see that a program is not 
> On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 12:33:53PM +0300, Jari Aalto wrote:
> > Whether someone thinks is "bad practise", the other may think it "more
> > maintainable".
> Well, I must add that I don't find the recommendation very smart either,
> but probably there's somebody out there that has terrible difficulties
> in not reading commented-out lines or something like that.  I personally
> find dh_make-generated rules files hard to read in general, mostly
> because the meaning of all those commands keeps changing

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