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Re: Bug#94827: tktable; Build-Depends: debhelper

On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:46:25PM -0500, Chris Waters wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 10:08:32AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > problem is when following unstable, one sometimes has debhelper
> > depends change fairly often.  No sense forcing the build-depends
> > maint to keep up with joeyh's rapid upload rates.
> That's a reasonable argument for now, although we may want to
> reconsider when/if debhelper stabilizes a bit.  Which may not be too
> far in the future.  At this point, the vast majority of packages could
> probably safely build-depend on debhelper >= 3.0.0 -- I know all of
> mine can.  Some can even still build-depend on unversioned debhelper,
> but I'm switching to the 3.0.0 dh_installman for most.

Perl module packages with no compiled parts will need to build-depend
on debhelper >= 3.0.16 or something like that, when the new dh_perl is
included.  (This is to get the perl dependencies correct.)



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