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Re: packaging Rivet

On 09/18/2010 07:01 PM, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
On Saturday 18 September 2010, Massimo Manghi wrote:
thank you for the answer. I think the package I built is already
80% baked. I based my work on the scripts David Welton made when
he packaged Rivet 0.5 for Debian Apache 1.3, before he quit his
committment with Debian. So my doubts are about how to fulfill the
requirements of a Debian Apache Policy, how configuration files
are automatically linked from etc/apache2/mod-enabled to
mod-available and how to reload the configuration into the server.
I expected to find postinst or postrm scripts for this purpose in
other debian apache packages but I didn't find any. Perhaps I
didn't search hard enough, but I thought that it was a chance to
have general directions.
There is no Debian Apache policy. But in answer to your questions, I
have put some hints on the Debian wiki:


Feel free to correct errors and/or ask for clarifications.

thank you, the example in the page are what I was looking for.

In the meanwhile I had a major setback building the package. I thought that having module binary, docs was just matter of setting a few parameters correctly since at first the docs and configuration went into the package quite easily. I did not expect to get stuck with a problem concerning the binary of the module. I've read quite extensively the New Maintainer manual and other resources, but I think it's time to ask on the mentors list

I will come back to this list when I have a working package to offer for sponsorship

 -- Massimo

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