Re: Bug#349419: I packaged mod_dnssd, and sent the result to the main developper
On 2/1/06, Kevin B. McCarty <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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" <email@example.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:
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.
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