Re: Handling of (inactive) Debian Accounts
On Thu, 15 Feb 2007 12:28:06 -0600, Manoj Srivastava
> I can see you have never actually packaged a .deb without
> using dpkg and debhelper and debian specific programs. When I did
> this on a red hat box, I found the activity a great deal of fun, as
> well as being very instructive.
> We are packagers to start with. Yes, we are more than
> glorified packagers, but our primary value add is packaging and
> systems integration. Seems like the ideal candidate would find
> learning how packages are put together and integrated a fun
I tend to learn better by watching tools at work. Thanks to free
software, tools are available to watch tools.
> I personally find hand crafting my packages more satisfying
> and more fun than just using helper packages. Your mileage obviously
> has varied.
Obviously. Your approach sounds like not invented here, mine like code
 tcpdump, strace
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