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Re: Bug#456456: ITP: unperish -- release and build free software projects

On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 07:32:56PM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:

> > How does unperish make life easier than "make dist" and "debuild"? This
> > is unclear if you only look at the description.
> You're right, I shall elaborate:
> Unperish takes care of all the repetitive, mechanical steps of releasing
> and building a free software project. Starting from files committed to a
> version control system (Bazaar, Subversion), it can create the upstream

Perhaps you should add "in on go," or "with one command," here.

> tarball (foo-1.2.tar.gz) and the Debian source package
> (.orig.tar.gz, .dsc, .diff.gz), then build the binary package using
> pbuilder, check the result with lintian, linda, and piuparts, and put
> the results in an apt repository using reprepro (assuming everything is
> OK). Further, it is built around a plugin architecture, making
> automation of further steps easy.
> Does that sound like a better description?

Much better, thanks!

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>

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