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Re: Bug#457353: gdome2-xslt: should not be a Debian-native package

On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 03:16:36PM +0100, Vincent Danjean wrote:
> Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > Anyone who wants to package your source for something else than Debian
> > is then free to completely and utterly ignore your debian/ directory...
>   I'm trying to package two softwares where upstream
> 1) puts its debian/ directory in their releases (X.Y.Z)
> 2) provides non-natives debian packages (X.Y.Z-D) where the orig.tar.gz is not
>    the exactly the same as the previous one (mostly config.guess and similar
>    files updated)
> 3) proposed debian packages does not reach at all the quality needed for the
>    debian archive.
>   I can tell you that this is not a easy way to cleanly package these
> softwares.

Oh, I agree. I was only talking about a situation in which the Debian
maintainer of a given package is the very same person as the upstream

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