dh_testversion - ensure that the correct version of debhelper is
dh_testversion [debhelper options] [operator] [version]
Note: This program is deprecated. You should use build dependencies
dh_testversion compares the version of debhelper against the version
you specify, and if the condition is not met, exits with an error message.
You can use this in your debian/rules files if a new debhelper feature
is introduced, and your package requires that feature to build correctly.
Use debhelper's changelog to figure out the version you need.
Be sure not to overuse dh_testversion. If debhelper version 9.5 introduces
a new dh_autofixbugs command, and your package uses it, then if
someone tries to build it with debhelper 1.0, the build will fail anyway
when dh_autofixbugs cannot be found, so there is no need for you to
Optional comparison operator used in comparing the versions. If not
specified, ">=" is used. For descriptions of the comparison operators,
see dpkg --help.
Version number to compare against the current version of debhelper.
If not specified, dh_testversion does nothing.
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
3rd Berkeley Distribution 2002-01-05 DH_TESTVERSION(1)
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