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Re: This topic died off; any resolution?

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

>         My slight preference is a script with a well known name, since
>  that script can then be extracted and used by DEHS/PTS like systems,
>  without requireing that the whole source be unpoacked and
>  ./debian/rules be runnable (I have sanity checks in my debian/rules)

A (minor) problem with an external script is that dpkg-source won't make
it executable, so you have to make it executable before running it (or
assume what language it's written in, which seems like a bad move).

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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