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authorJoey Hess <>2010-05-28 15:04:22 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2010-05-28 15:04:26 -0400
commit80c6dde6a7f9e29e0e00a775bf5c3bf84d3f9282 (patch)
treee5af8d8bf4a3136fcb8701e294a793bc3b8e03ab /debhelper.pod
parent4b62726560265020e5d44453e93e49e8f44aced0 (diff)
In v8 mode, prefer the perl_build buildsystem over perl_makemaker. Closes: #578805
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@@ -531,6 +531,10 @@ can cause some packages to fail to build.
dh requires the sequence to run be specified as the first parameter, and
any switches come after it. Ie, use "dh $@ --foo", not "dh --foo $@"
+dh_auto_* prefer to use perl's Module::Build in preference to Makefile.PL.