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Re: Integration of debian/ scripts in packages



hmmm, I just had the upstream remove the debian specific stuff so I
could have policy compilant stuff and use the debhelper stuff more.

On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 03:14:20AM +0100, Mich?l Alexandre Salim wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> A general observation of Unix programs in general - a
> lot more of them come with RPM spec files, even
> generates them automatically from a spec.in file, than
> with debian scripts.
> 
> Probably a function of the majority of Linux users /
> programmers working on RPM-based systems but I am
> curious about this point: When someone creates a
> Debian package of a program (s)he is recommended to
> inform the upstream maintainer as well. Should this
> not involve the integration of the debian scripts into
> the program's source as well?
> 
> Am currently dabbling with packaging GLib/GTK+ 1.3 and
> finding the debian scripts in GNOME rather
> out-of-date, if present at all.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Michel
> 
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