Re: Bug#349419: I packaged mod_dnssd, and sent the result to the main developper
Sebastien Estienne wrote:
> On 2/1/06, Kevin B. McCarty <email@example.com> wrote:
>>Sebastien ESTIENNE wrote:
>>>Followup-For: Bug #349419
>>>Owner: "SÃbastien ESTIENNE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>The debianization has been sent upstream
>>If by "debianization" you mean the debian directory, and not just
>>helpful non-Debian-specific patches, it is generally discouraged for
>>upstream to ship a debian directory in their tar.gz. See for instance
>>this thread on debian-mentors for reasons why:
> We only manage the debian dir under svn, we don't include it in the
> tarball (make dist)
Ah, OK. Excellent!
>>I guess since mod_dnssd is not currently in Debian, it doesn't do any
>>harm right now. However, it would be better for you to find a sponsor
>>on the debian-mentors list so the Debianized package can be uploaded
>>into Debian proper.
> yes that's what i'd like to do, but i'm really new to the process of
> submitting a package.
> i also did the package for RFP #350457, comitted in svn upstream too.
> the next step is to find a mentor to get it in debian proper.
Then what you'll want to do next is read the debian-mentors FAQ, here:
followed by requesting a sponsor on the debian-mentors list.
Kevin B. McCarty <email@example.com> Physics Department
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