[Pkg-fonts-devel] Packaging Noto fonts

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Thu Jun 27 03:46:33 UTC 2013

Hi Christian,

On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 2:10 AM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Any chance you can fix the following?
> P: noto source: package-lacks-versioned-build-depends-on-debhelper 8
> N:
> N:    The package either doesn't declare a versioned build dependency on
> N:    debhelper or does not declare a versioned build dependency on a new
> N:    enough version of debhelper to satisfy the declared compatibility level.
> N:
> N:    Recommended practice is to always declare an explicit versioned
> N:    dependency on debhelper equal to or greater than the compatibility level
> N:    used by the package, even if the versioned dependency isn't strictly
> N:    necessary. Having a versioned dependency also helps with backports to
> N:    older releases and correct builds on partially updated systems.
> N:
> N:    Refer to the debhelper(7) manual page for details.
> N:
> N:    Severity: pedantic, Certainty: certain
> N:
> N:    Check: debhelper, Type: source

This should not be a problem as its pedantic warning. Its actually
done by cdbs (unversioned debhelper depends for purpose of allowing
easy backporting). Lintian developer reduced the severity to pedantic
after wheezy release.

Here Jonas as explained the reasoning [1] better than me :-). So I
hope you will be okay with this

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=705682#62

Best Regards

Vasudev Kamath

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