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Re: Fwd: Kicking off the ubuntu-packaging-guide project

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 9:21 PM, Daniel Holbach
<daniel.holbach@ubuntu.com> wrote:

> The Ubuntu Packaging Guide (or whatever it might be called in the near
> future) is not trying to replace any existing documentation, like the
> Debian Policy or the Debian New Maintainer's Guide.
> Instead it's very simply trying to give answers to common questions like:
>  * how do I update a package to a new upstream version,


>  * how do I test-build a package,


>  * how do I fix a small bug,


>  * how do I propose change for inclusion in Ubuntu,
>  * etc.

I guess this will be highly distro-specific. In addition, the
maint-guide section related to uploading needs to be rewritten since
it currently mostly assumes folks are DDs already.

> The modest start of the documentation can be viewed at
> http://daniel.holba.ch/temp/guide/

Some of that would be useful to add to maint-guide.



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