Re: Debian package for PGF 2.10
2011/3/6 Faheem Mitha <email@example.com>:
> On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Danai SAE-HAN (韓達耐) wrote:
>> 2011/3/4 Faheem Mitha <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> I'm not entirely clear what to do with your comments below. Should I work
>>> this package some more and upload it somewhere? Should I file bugs
>>> the Debian package? Something else?
>> I would convey your changes to Makoto. I'm sure he's willing to add
>> your changes to his development tree and upload them in the next
> Should this be a wishlist bug?
That would be best, so that your request gets tracked into the system.
And wishlist bug reports are a handy TODO list for the package
>> Adding an extra target in the debian/rules to automatically download
>> and package the version would improve the quality of the PGF package.
>> Whenever the upstream package releases something new, it's easy for
>> both the maintainer and regular users to retrieve the latest upstream
>> package and start working on it.
> That sounds interesting. Can you point me to some documentation for this?
Have a look at the Debian Policy:
It is totally optional, but I find it very useful, e.g for the "cjk"
package. You can easily update the package and get the latest CVS,
SVN, GIT, etc. version and upload it to Debian.