[Pkg-fonts-devel] [Fwd: RFS: fonts-dancingscript/1.1-1 [ITP]]

Bernhard Reiter ockham at raz.or.at
Mon Mar 26 00:41:01 UTC 2012

Am Sonntag, den 25.03.2012, 18:03 -0400 schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor:
> Hi Bernhard--

Hi Daniel!

> Thanks for preparing these packages!
> Some notes about being backport-friendly:
> [...]
> lenny-backports was discontinued today, so the only backporting would 
> need to be to squeeze.  But squeeze has debhelper 8.0.0 already, so in 
> the future there's no need to downgrade compatability to anything below 
> 8 for the sake of backporting.

Thanks for the clarification! I'll stick to debhelper 8 with my other
new packages, then.

> (also, the backports folks do a pretty good job of keeping debhelper 
> itself backported, and it's considered reasonable to build-depend on the 
> backported debhelper if you need it)

Which would be some 8.x.y~ version?

> Thanks for thinking about backportability; it's useful for lots of 
> people who are using debian stable.

No problem; I guess it's even easier with font packages as they don't
have many dependencies normally...

Kind regards

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