Bug#931410: O: packaging-dev -- convenient tools to develop packages
I intend to orphan the packaging-dev package.
The package description is:
This metapackage depends on common packages useful for the development of
Debian-format packages, including patch management systems, build systems,
packaging macros, helpful scripts for developers, and tools for building and
This metapackage provides tools for packaging, rather than the development of
software. No other package should depend or build-depend on this package.