Re: Best Packaging Practices - collecting ideas (and texts!)
>>"Joey" == Joey Hess <email@example.com> writes:
Joey> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
Mark> hmm. I've tried cvs-buildpackage a few times over the years (most
Mark> recently a couple of weeks ago as a distraction from the twiki package
Mark> postinst hell) and it just doesn't match my working patterns at all.
Mark> Most especially, it had no way to do "ok, try building out of what I
Mark> have here so I can test it"
>> Most of us just do
>> % fakeroot ./debian/rules build
>> % make all
Joey> That can easily get you a .deb with CVS directories in it (in fact, see
Joey> the thread I started a few hours ago about just that problem).
I was talking about a quick test build -- not meaning to
distribute the diff.gz, in which case the CVS dirs do not matter.
QOTD: "You want me to put *holes* in my ears and hang things from
them? How... tribal."
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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