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Re: Bug#349419: I packaged mod_dnssd, and sent the result to the main developper

On 2/1/06, Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@princeton.edu> wrote:
> [CC'ed since it isn't clear whether Sebastien reads d-d]
> Sebastien ESTIENNE wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Followup-For: Bug #349419
> > Owner: "SÃbastien ESTIENNE" <sebastien.estienne@gmail.com>
> >
> > The debianization has been sent upstream
> If by "debianization" you mean the debian directory, and not just
> helpful non-Debian-specific patches, it is generally discouraged for
> upstream to ship a debian directory in their tar.gz.  See for instance
> this thread on debian-mentors for reasons why:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2006/01/msg00381.html
We only manage the debian dir under svn, we don't include it in the
tarball (make dist)

> I guess since mod_dnssd is not currently in Debian, it doesn't do any
> harm right now.  However, it would be better for you to find a sponsor
> on the debian-mentors list so the Debianized package can be uploaded
> into Debian proper.
yes that's what i'd like to do, but i'm really new to the process of
submitting a package.

i also did the package for RFP #350457, comitted in svn upstream too.

the next step is to find a mentor to get it in debian proper.

> regards,
> --
> Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@princeton.edu>   Physics Department
> WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/    Princeton University
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Sebastien Estienne

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