On Thu, 07 Aug 2008 01:07:16 +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote: > > * For mass-updates it would be nice to have the information about > > which debian/rules-template is used. Ideas: > > - add a "header" to debian/rules, containing some unique identifier > > e.g. the version number of dh-make-perl > > - save the md5sum of the used template somewhere > > * debian/rules and quilt: > > - the debian/rules template could find out the need for including > > quilt stuff itself (and fail if there's no build dependency on > > quilt), so we'd have a template for quilt- and non-quilt packages > > - some external script for check quilt/patches > Implementation proposal: > http://people.debian.org/~djpig/rules.dh7+quilt.xs+noxs > I think this debian/rules file should work for most of our packages. Looks good IMO. Does anyone have any ideas about the "version-header" implementation? > > * Publish a template for README.source and add it to all packages > > that use quilt and don't have one. > The current standard (i.e. most used) seems to be Ack, that's the one I "stole" from Ansgar and used for a few packages. I'm using the same lines now for extending `packagecheck' (for automating the REAMDE.source addition). Cheers, gregor -- .''`. http://info.comodo.priv.at/ | gpg key ID: 0x00F3CFE4 : :' : debian gnu/linux user, admin & developer - http://www.debian.org/ `. `' member of https://www.vibe.at/ | how to reply: http://got.to/quote/ `- BOFH excuse #353: Second-system effect.
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