Re: AM Summary for Miah Gregory <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Part of the reason this check is helpful is directly due to the fact
> that debhelper is so commonly used.
Oh yes, I know that it is. But it is because it is really helpful, and
good tool, isn't it?
> As an application manager, I find a significant percentage of NM
> applicants are confused between the inputs to debhelper and the actual
> structure of a Debian package.
You're right - debhelper uses some "easy" methods to do something, which
is done in another way without it, but maybe it's good way to do that?
> Debian policy dictates the format of the Debian package and is
> officially agnostic about the use of tools to create the Debian
> package. I believe it is important for Debian developers to
> demonstrate they know how to make a Debian package without a
> high-level tool.
You're right again :) Now I know why that question is asked so often ;)
But as a developer (I think I can said that, but I'm not approved by DAM
yet) I think that Debian package creation can be still easier than
today, and high-level (maybe once more high-level than debhelper?) tools
are really welcome.
Sounds like a Windows problem, try calling Microsoft support