Re: trouble making a package
On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Will Lowe wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Will Lowe wrote:
> > >
> > > 1) The newest version of Clisp is labelled 1997-08-07. It doesn't
> > No. I would call the package "clisp" and set the version number to
> > "1997.08.07-1". Please don't use dashes (-) in the upstream version number
> Ok. I've got the source unzipped in /usr/local/debian/clisp_1997.08.07-1
> (for clisp_1997.08.07 package, 1st revision). If I cd into that
> directory and run deb-make, tho, I get
> Illegal package name clisp_1997.08.07. Must be lowercase letters and
> digits, . and : .
> Clues? Also, as I understand it, the idea is to *not* change in
> any way the Makefiles, except to modify the clisp_whatever/debian/rules
> makefile, right?
I didn't think that underscores should be used in package names. I would
try the name "clisp" for package name, version number "1997.08.07". See
if that works. You don't want the package name to change when 1997.10.13
Syrus Nemat-Nasser <firstname.lastname@example.org> UCSD Physics Dept.
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