Re: RFS: libfile-copy-link-perl
On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 10:31:29AM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> Hi Joel, welcome!
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 09:23:39PM -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> > Hi Debian Perl Team,
> > File::Copy::Link is a dependency for Nama, the perl app I am
> > also debianizing. The module includes File::Spec::Link,
> > which Nama uses to resolve symlinks.
> > If I can get help incorporating this module into Debian,
> > I'll prefer not to paste the code into my app.
> > Here are the details. Please let me know the best way to
> > proceed.
> If possible, could you consider maintaining this under the umbrella of
> the Debian Perl Team? See for an Introduction . This means in
> particular, that Maintainer is set to the team list, and you can add
> yourself to Uploaders.
> Then you can svn-inject the package int the pkg-perl svn-repository
> (when you where added to the project, you need an alioth account for
> Some comments: For the first upload, you need only the 0.112-1
> changelog entry, closing the ITP.
> debian/control: You can drop the Build-Depends on
> libmodule-build-perl, and drop versioned Build-Indep-Depends on perl,
> substituing with unversioned one on perl (5.6 is already satisfied in
> oldstable), and drop the perl-modules Build-Indep-Depends. Same for
> debian/copyright: There is still the Disclaimer filed, which was added
> by dh-make-perl.
> debian/libfile-copy-link-perl.docs can be dropped, since README is of
> no further additional usefullness to have installed into
> examples contain #!perl as shebang, you could as explained in the
> debhelper.pod on pkg-perl page change this via an override target for
> dh_installexamples with a find-sed-line.
> All in all that said, I'm not a DD so would not upload then :). But be
> sure, gregoa, ryan52, dam, ... will do as soon the package is ready :)
Thanks Salvatore, for the detailed review, pointers and IRC shout-out.