[Gambas-user] Gambas packager warning for Debian 12 derivations.

Benoit Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Sun Oct 2 19:00:24 CEST 2022

Le 02/10/2022 à 18:37, Martin a écrit :
> El 2/10/22 a las 18:01, Benoit Minisini escribió:
>> I don't know, I didn't write the debian package generator.
>> What does this constant mean?
> I'm not completely sure, but I think that constant indicates the 
> compatibility of the package with respect to older versions of the 
> debhelper debian package, but it affects all debian-derived distributions.
> as debhelper changes this (the compatibility) every two years I think 
> the package maker changes the constant, by hand, in the gambas source 
> code every time it is necessary and now (debian version 9 is obsolete) 
> but maybe it would be better that the parameter is adjusted according to 
> the system or that it allows to modify it in the package generator 
> configuration if it has it.
> I wrote this email because someone in gambas-es forum had this problem 
> with some warnings, but I use Manjaro so I can't do a test.
> I think that changing the parameter from 9 to 10 manually would solve 
> the problem, at least for a couple of years.
> Martin.

OK. I will try and we will see.

Benoît Minisini.

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