Re: The meaning of Vcs-* fields
Josselin Mouette wrote:
> On sam, 2008-01-26 at 22:37 +0200, Riku Voipio wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 08:37:54PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
>> > If I were you I would have tried "fakeroot debian/rules
>> > get-orig-source", which is the policy mandated target to retrieve
>> > orig.tar.gz. I haven't tried, but looking at madwifi's debian/rules it
>> > is indeed implemented and retrieve the .orig.tar.gz.
>> > mine maintained on svn work that way.
>> This was a really usefull bit of information, thanks. Thou
>> get-orig-source of madwifi pulls the source to ../tarballs so some manual
>> work is still required.
> No, because svn-buildpackage works, it looks for the tarballs in this
> directory. Which means the package is ready to build after that.
But policy says this target should leave the tarball in the current directory,
not accommodate svn-buildpackage.