Re: Possible framework for `debmake replacement'
>>"David" == David Engel <email@example.com> writes:
David> Pretty close. IMO, it should be *possible* to combining all
David> the various (usually little) files into a single one. For
David> exmaple, if I only need a 5-line postinst script, I might put
David> something like the following into the .spec-like file:
David> However, if I need to do something complicated that needs a
David> 200-line postinst script, I might put something like the
David> following into the .spec-like file:
I looked at the postinst files on my machine:
minimum line 2
maximum line: 514 (!)
Standard deviation: 65.8849746392
>> What I think he's talking about, though, is not having to fill your
debian> rules with cp's and mv's and ln's and so forth, but instead
>> being able to operate at a "high level" when it comes to specifying
>> these things.
David> Yes, yes, yes!
fine. How about, say, 1-10 include directives, and nary a cp
mv or ln?
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