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Re: Best Packaging Practices - collecting ideas (and texts!)

>>"Joey" == Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> 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
 >> or
 >> % 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   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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