[Pkg-gnupg-maint] debhelper compat levels
eric at debian.org
Tue Sep 9 03:08:33 UTC 2014
* Daniel Kahn Gillmor (dkg at fifthhorseman.net) wrote:
> debhelper has different "compatibility levels", which introduce
> backward-incompatible changes. these correspond with the major version
> number of debhelper.
> debhelper 9.* is available in squeeze-backports, wheezy, jessie, and sid.
> debhelper-based packaging indicates which compatibility level to use
> with debian/compat.
> Several of the pkg-gnupg-team repos (gnupg, gpa, libgpg-error) use
> compatibility level 7. The others use compat level 9.
> I propose that we move them all to compat level 9 to stay current with
> archive packaging practices, and because this is the recommended mode of
> operation. details of the changes from 7 to 9 are below.
> Any objections or concerns about moving pkg-gnupg-maint packages to
> debhelper 9?
Nope, I say go for it.
Eric Dorland <eric at kuroneko.ca>
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