Bug#961492: Any Perl programmer able to fix dh-update-R (Was: Bug#961492: routine-update removes required dependencies)
On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 11:21:48AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> The issue is actually not causes by routine-update but rather
> by dh-update-R that regenerates all Depends automatically but
> does not respect non-R dependencies we injected for instance
> to provide JS files.
As a workaround I'm usially adding a comment
# <dh-update-R>do not delete this</dh-update-R>
but that's for sure no acceptable solution. Gordon (or somebody else)
do you have some spare cycles to make sure dh-update-R will rewrite only
the R Dependencies and leave other Depends we added manually alone?