Am Sonntag, den 25.04.2010, 19:00 +0200 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 06:44:19PM +0200, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> >Let's discuss a packaging policy for our team. My favorite would be dh7 
> >and dpkg-source 3.0 format. We shouldn't enforce the switch to 
> >dpkg-source 3.0 right now. Instead we should switch once the uploader 
> >thinks that the tools are ready for 3.0.
> >
> >Other opinions?
> I agree to make source format switch optional for now.
> But I propose to also make optional the choice of either CDBS or 
> short-form dh7.
> If short-form dh7 becomes mandatory, I will leave the team.  This is not 
> meant as a thread (although the net result is somewhat the same), but 
> selfish lazyness: I use CDBS for all 100+ packages that I am involved in 
> maintaining officially for Debian.

Let's recommend dh7 and make it mandatory for new packages. We should
let the uploader decide, when it's the right time to switch from CDBS to

I have some CDBS packages too and there is no reason for changing a
properly working debian/rules just because of the change.

Benjamin Drung
Ubuntu Developer ( | Debian Maintainer (

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