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Re: dbuild running automatically on potato source tre

> Lars Wirzenius <liw@iki.fi> writes:
> > Bob Hilliard:
> > >      My packages dict-[gazetteer|wn|misc] fail because they have an
> > > RCS sub-directory in the debian directory, and dbuild doesn't handle
> > > that properly,
> > 
> > Um, why is it necessary to have an RCS repository in the debian files?
> > 
> > (I'm not opposing, just curious.)
>      It is not _necessary_ to have an RCS repository in the debian
> files, but I find it convenient.  I find it desirable to have my rules
> file in RCS, and I don't know of any convenient way to use RCS other
> than from the directory containing the RCS directory.

Just a thought: have you considered the possibility of using CVS and
the cvs-buildpackage etc. scripts?



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
             Debian GNU/Linux Developer.  jdg@debian.org
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