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Re: [PATCH/RFC libpciaccess/debian-unstable 0/6] build system nitpicks


Cyril Brulebois wrote:

> thanks for the patches.

Thanks for looking them over.  A small clarification:

> Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> (05/02/2011):

>> Patch 3 writes "7" to debian/compat, since debhelper 7 is needed
>> for patch 2 anyway.
> it's not a single character change, 5→7 might lead to some changes
> which might not be spotted through debdiff.

None of the constructs listed as affected in debhelper(7) are used in
this debian/rules.  But I don’t mind if you want to delay this for
consistency between the library repos.

> I've just performed a switch to dh in all drivers. Not sure I want to
> do so in the libraries as well.

Yes, I can understand.  The benefit is not immediate.

I’d be interested in writing and testing careful series to switch to
dh in all the libraries fwiw (for experimental, naturally).


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