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-- Zlatan Todoric
debhelper compat 11
As of December 2017, debhelper compat level 11 is now stable and available in buster (plus stretch-backports).
This compat level (among other):
- Supports "main doc package" (Policy 12.3) out of the box in many cases
- Adds --sourcedir to many dh_install* making it easier to support the "nodoc" profile.
Makes dh_strip/dh_shlibdeps find *all* ELF binaries (fixing the 18 year old bug #35733)
- Rewrites the dh_systemd_* tooling into dh_installsystemd to avoid many of the paper cuts in the interactions between dh_systemd_enable, dh_installinit and dh_systemd_start.
Please see "man 7 debhelper" for the full list of changes.
-- Niels Thykier