On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 08:03:18PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 01:26:00PM -0400, Alexandre Quessy wrote:
I am not sure how to get rid of this lintian warning:

W: scenic source: package-lacks-versioned-build-depends-on-debhelper 7

Normal approach: Let debian/compat contain "7" and edit debian/control to have a tightened build-dependency on debhelper to at least version 7.

Funky CDBS approach: Copy debian/control to debian/control.in, edit debian/control.in to include the magic build-dependency @cdbs@, and invoke "DEB_MAINTAINER_MODE=1 debian/rules clean".

Then @cdbs@ gets expanded to build-dependencies resolved by CDBS, including the proper (unless you do something unusual requiring even tighter dependency) dependency on debhelper.

Sorry for sidetracking and making it an excuse for advertising CDBS semi-auto-generating build-dependencies.

I had a brief look now, and as you have lowered the build-dependency, you should simply adjust debian/compat to match: change it to contain "6".

 - Jonas

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