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Re: Source format 3.0 (quilt) and new debhelper dh syntax (maint-guide)


On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 04:31:58PM +0000, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 03:31:41PM +0100, Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
> > In fact, I am looking for a documentation that explains what dh $@ does
> > for each call, and what the dh_auto_* do. The new maintainer guide gives
> > some information, but, if it is complete, that means that there are
> > common cases that cannot be managed that way (like interpreted web
> > applications, that are completely arch-independent).
> You can see the sequence dh will run with the --no-act switch:
>    dh --no-act build
> The individual sub-scripts have manual pages which usually explain their
> function quite well. However, the dh_auto_* man pages leave a lot to be
> desired.

That was why I updated maint-guide to document it enough for people to
get used to.  Next web page build should have an improved description.


I made small package to test what exactly was doing for normal Makefile
+ configure :-)

(Also new package uploaded too.)


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