debhelper 12.9ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu


debhelper (12.9ubuntu1) focal; urgency=medium

  * Merge from Debian testing. Remaining changes:
    - Generate ddebs from debhelper instead of pkg-create-dbgsym:
      + Make debhelper Conflict/Replace pkg-create-dbgsym to force it off.
      + Set DBGSYM_PACKAGE_TYPE to ddeb to get correct debian/files output.
    - dh_installchangelogs: Do not install upstream changelog in compat
      level 7 and higher to avoid pointlessly bloating installed packages.
    - dh_strip: Strip LTO sections unless --keep-lto is given.

debhelper (12.9) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Niels Thykier ]
  * debhelper.7: Clarify how DH_OPTIONS works and that some
    third-party tools may ignore it if they do not support
    it.  Thanks to Andrej Shadura for reporting the issue
    over IRC.
  * doc/PROGRAMMING: Introduce a section on the NOOP PROMISE
  * dh: In compat 13, skip calls to hook and override targets
    for dh_auto_test, dh_dwz and dh_strip.  Thanks to
    Mike Hommey for suggesting it.  (Closes: #568897)
  * Remove support for "--ignore".  No package
    uses it any more.  For most parts, it has been replaced
    by the "3.0 (quilt)" source format.
  * debian/changelog: Clarify that substitutions change in
    12.8 only apply to the maintscript file (and not
    maintainer scripts) for dh_installdeb.
  * debhelper.7: Improve text in compat 13 section.
  * Only consider "configure" as an autoconf
    script if it is a file (and not a directory).  Thanks to
    Andrius Merkys for reporting the bug and providing a
    patch.  (Closes: #949396)
  * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 4.5.0 - no
    changes required.
  * dh_shlibdeps: Pass "--" in front of filenames passed to
    file(1).  Thanks to Christoph Biedl for the suggestion.
    (Closes: #949538)
  * dh_strip: Ditto
  * dh.1: Improve documentation for override targets and
    include a section on the new hook target.
    (Closes: #885994)
  * Make it possible to disable the command
    logging by passing "inhibit_log => 1" to the init sub.
    Furthermore, the logging is now only enabled when init
    is called (and not disabled by that option or
    inhibit_log()).  This prevents Dh_Lib from triggering
    a log write just by being loaded.
  * dh: Refactor addon loading.  As a side-effect, dh no
    longer leaks as many functions into the scope of addons.
    Addons depending on the previous behaviour may now fail
    due to calls to undefined subroutintes and will need to
    be fixed.
  * dh_installinitramfs.1: Correct the name of localized
    versions of dh_installinitramfs so that man can find

  [ Thorsten Glaser ]
  * dh_auto_*: Make it possible to disable build systems by
    passing --buildsystem=none.  Previously this would
    require overriding each and every dh_auto_* tool.
    (Closes: #949635)

debhelper (12.8) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Niels Thykier ]
  * Simplify internal loggning of which commands
    have been run.  We are no longer interested in whether
    it was an override target or not.
  * dh: Support "execute_before_X" and "execute_after_X"
    targets in debian/rules.  This is useful for injecting
    commands before or after the command "X" that dh runs.
    Note this feature requires compat 10 or later due to
    internal limitations in debhelper.  Attempts to use
    it in compat 9 will trigger an error.  Thanks to
    Christoph Berg for the suggestion.  (Closes: #885994)
  * dh: Detect and warn about override and hook targets
    for known obsolete commands.  In compat 13, this will
    be an error instead of a warning.
  * dh: Reset umask to 0022 as a consistent default value.
    Thanks to Thorsten Glaser for the suggestion.
    (Closes: #944691)
  * dh_missing: The --fail-missing parameter is now default
    in compat 13.  Thanks to Mattia Rizzolo for the
    suggestion.  (Closes: #917368)
  * dh_installtmpfiles: New command extracted from
    dh_installsystem that will handle tmpfiles.d
    configuration.  Thanks to Michael Biebl for the
    suggestion.  (Closes: #944478)
  * dh_installsystemd: In compat 13, this command will no
    longer manage tmpfiles.d configuration.
  * dh: Run dh_installtmpfiles by default in compat 13.
  * Emit "error" and "warning" with error and
    warning messages.  Thanks to Paul Wise for the
    suggestion.  (Closes: #906723)
  * Support colored output for warnings and
    errors (enabled by default).  The colors can be
    controlled by setting DH_COLORS or DPKG_COLORS.  The
    latter will also affect dpkg-related tools.
    Note: NO_COLOR is respected in the absence of
  * Support substitution variables in files
    handled by filearray and filedoublearray in compat 13.
    This also applies to executable configuration files.
    As the substitution occurs after splitting the files
    into tokens, it can be used to include spaces in the
    tokens (often file names).  (Closes: #198507)
  * dh_install: Support substitution configuration files.
  * dh_clean: Ditto.
  * dh_installcatalogs: Ditto.
  * dh_installdeb: Ditto (debian/*.maintscripts only).
  * dh_installdirs: Ditto.
  * dh_installdocs: Ditto.
  * dh_installexamples: Ditto.
  * dh_installinfo: Ditto.
  * dh_installman: Ditto.
  * dh_installwm: Ditto.
  * dh_link: Ditto.
  * dh_missing: Ditto.
  * dh_ucf: Ditto.
  * debian/rules: Remove override for dh_missing as the
    --fail-missing parameter is default now.

  [ Helmut Grohne ]
  * Warn about missing perl-xs-dev for perl_* buildsystems.

 -- Adam Conrad <email address hidden>  Tue, 04 Feb 2020 14:20:25 -0700

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debhelper: helper programs for debian/rules

 A collection of programs that can be used in a debian/rules file to
 automate common tasks related to building Debian packages. Programs
 are included to install various files into your package, compress
 files, fix file permissions, integrate your package with the Debian
 menu system, debconf, doc-base, etc. Most Debian packages use debhelper
 as part of their build process.

dh-systemd: debhelper add-on to handle systemd unit files - transitional package

 This package is for transitional purposes and can be removed safely.

libdebhelper-perl: debhelper perl modules

 A collection of programs that can be used in a debian/rules file to
 automate common tasks related to building Debian packages.
 This package provides the perl modules used by the scripts in debhelper.