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Re: Proposal new source archive format

Oops, hit the send key too early. :|

On Mon, 1 May 2000, Adam Heath wrote:

> On Mon, 1 May 2000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 10:51:11PM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > > Why not?  What if the source code comes as a srpm or a zip file?  These
> > 
> > unzip is in non-free, so it cannot be used to build debian packages.

dists/potato/non-free/  :|

> > > If that is not possible, then I will simply oppose Wichert's build system
> > > in favor of doogie's.  dbs, despite the lack of documentation, is exactly
> > > the kind of wheel Wichert wishes to reinvent.  If he's going to reinvent
> > > it poorly, I'll stick with the one that works.
> > 
> > I personally would like to use any of these better systems right now.
> > Can you point me at some documentation, or at least a clear example?

No docs, unfortunately.  xawtv, openldap, shadow, apache are a few examples of
at least 25 pkgs.

Note that I have started modifying dbs to support some of wichert's ideas.  It
is surprisingly simple to do, once you have a working code base.

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