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.
> > > 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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