[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] debhelper

From: Santtu Lakkala inz at inz.fi
Date: Mon Feb 5 20:33:02 EET 2007
Andrew Barr wrote:
> It seems a lot of Debian source packages now require debhelper >= 5.
> This is a PITA because Scratchbox only has 4.2.32 and as far as I can
> tell building it is going to be no small task...I am failing to build
> the dependency libmodule-build-perl.

Most of the packages I've run into only use debhelper >= 5 to get 5 to
debian/compat, I've successfully built many packages just by lowering
the dependency and echo 4 > debian/compat. Maybe one failed to build
because of that, not quite sure -- it's still worth a try.

Santtu Lakkala

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