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Re: Bug#464392: ITP: libdebian-package-make-perl -- Perl extension for autobuilding Debian packages

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 06:11:38PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > dpkg: package maintenance system for Debian
> > dpkg-dev: package building tools for Debian
> > apt: Advanced front-end for dpkg
> >      This is Debian's next generation front-end for the dpkg package
> >      manager. [...]
> > devscripts: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
> >             easier
> > dh-make: tool that converts source archives into Debian package source
> > dh-make-perl: Create Debian packages from perl modules

> Well, them doing this does not necessarily mean they are right.

.debs are commonly referred to as "Debian packages" or "the Debian package
format".  If that's to be deprecated, it should be done by consensus, not by
one-off critiquing of package descriptions.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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