Debhelper is a tool that is used inside debian/rules files to ease packacke building. This page desperately needs more content


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finding out how it works

* dh(1) prints which commands it executes. If you set DH_VERBOSE=1 in the rules you should also see what do debhelper helpers do in more details. * You can run dh <target> --no-act for each <target> you want (build, clean, binary etc.) to see what will dh(1) run for that target.

why does this page exist

ZugSchlus stumbled upon helpful snippets by wRAR on debian-mentors and wanted to put them on the Wiki