Re: uploading packages
On Mon, Jun 08, 1998 at 11:45:35AM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> Norbert Veber wrote:
> > Hi..
> > I made a new version of the xinetd package (xinetd2.2.1-4.deb), but I am
> > having dificulty locating the guidelines for uploading new packages. I have
> > created a changes file, but I noticed that the changes files in Incoming on
> > master.debian.org also have some extra fields including the description
> > architecture, md5 sums and such.
> You are writing the changes file by hand? You should use dpkg-buildpackage
> to compile Debian packages, and it creates the changes file for you.
If you don't want to use dpkg-buildpackage, dpkg-genchanges will
create the .changes file for you. (dpkg-buildpackage uses it, afaik).
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