Re: RFS: brightd
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 13:52:55 -0500 Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz wrote:
> * Your watch file is wrong, the line should be
> http://pberndt.com/Programme/Linux/brightd/_download .*/brightd-(.*)\.tar\.bz2
> and you should remove the rest of the commented examples.
> * You should not ship upstream's copy of the gpl (debian/docs)
Yeah, forgot about it, sorry.
> * Do not change file permissions in postinst, unless you do it with
> dpkg-statoverride. In this case, given that what you want are
> standard execute permissions for a binary, you just need to do it
> when packaging. Which is already happening, in the call to
> dh_fixperms. This will leave your postinst empty, so just remove it.
Hm, could you explain that a bit more? I need the binary setuid-root,
so $USER is able to write to /sys/class/backlight/
I previously used install -M 4755 in debian/rules, but this did not
work, because I don't build as root : (
> * Many sponsors object to having commented out lines in
> debian/rules. Please be ready to remove them or have a convincing
> argument of why you won't.
> You should probably also remove final empty lines form all of your
> debian/* files. debian/changelog in particular has many.
Many? I counted two ;) Removed.
> And there's a minor bug in the manpage. Line 26 says (spelled out to
> avoid encoding problems):
> ... n*1000 <Acircumflex><mu>s between ...
> I assume the <Acircumflex> has nothing to do there and is the result
> of an encoding error somewhere. That's an upstream bug, just inform them.
Reported, Phillip will update this today, after that I'll upload an
> I hope you find a sponsor for your package.
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