[Asdf-devel] Wanted: Debian packager
Here's the patch I've committed on my local release branch, but
haven't pushed to common-lisp.net yet, pending maintainer approval.
1- the email listed at the end of the top entry of the changelog has
to be the same as the person who's going to sign the package with his
PGP key as registered on mentors.debian.net, before the package is
uploaded. So if someone else is going to upload this or future
packages, the address should be amended (and also added in the
2- lintian ../cl-asdf*.changes is your friend.
3- To create the package I'm using the version of the release script
that's in master,
4- A good exercise in further bootstrapping ASDF would be convert
bin/asdf-builder to a trivial cl-launch script + a system asdf-build
(or meta-asdf? whatever), and the Makefile to a trivial wrapper that
invokes it (except for the initial bootstrap of the concatenated
build/asdf.lisp), and the Makefile targets into as many secondary
systems of asdf-build. I'm refraining from doing more of it, since I'm
moving to new projects.
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On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 8:57 AM, Kambiz Darabi <darabi at m-creations.com> wrote:
> On 2014-05-16 07:12 CEST, Far? <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That said, I can do the asdf debian package one last time for 3.1.2.
>> I've experimented a bit and come up with a better recipe. Apparently
>> the trick to avoid dealing with complications is to work in a branch
>> where the only changes since the upstream release tag are in the
>> debian/ directory. If you let me do it, I'll do it in the release
>> branch. I updated the bin/asdf-builder script to do the release
>> (moving code from the Makefile and making it better ? scripting is SO
>> much better in Lisp). Of course, the script as exists in the release
>> branch is insufficient, and since it does a git clean -xfd we need to
>> extract it from master under another name everytime.
>> So: I committed some debian-only changes in my release branch (not
>> pushed ? but I can do it if you approve, and even upload), and ran:
>> git show master:bin/asdf-builder > bin/x && chmod a+x bin/x &&
>> ./bin/x debian-package
>> and it looks like it worked. I can push all that if you want, or show
>> you how to do it. It's a matter of
>> git checkout release ; git show master:debian/changelog >
>> debian/changelog ; edit debian/changelog
> I have never packaged for Debian, but I use it since rex (1996). With a
> bit of hand-holding, I might be able to do the packaging work.
> Where can I fetch your changes?
> Kambiz Darabi
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