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Re: Debian Perl Group Policy document should be updated to suggests debhelper-compat v13?

On 11/7/20 2:07 AM, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Nov 2020 14:49:02 +0100, Joenio Marques da Costa wrote:
>> I wondering if the Debian Perl Group Policy page (link below) must be
>> updated to suggests debhelper-compat 13 instead of debhelper-compat 12 as we
>> have today.
> Good catch, thanks for noticing.
> Historically, we've been a bit conservative in recommending the
> minimum debhelper version, as new versions often didn't change
> anything for our packages. Recently, most of us and our tools started
> to use the new debhelper versions and compatibility levels, as they
> provided advantages.
> Anyway, I've changed 12 to 13 in the only place I found in
> policy.pod. If there's anything else to change, please just go ahead.

This does make it harder to build the packages on buster as the clean
target is also executed outside the chroot. While debhelper is
backported, requiring it is not ideal.

Kind Regards,


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