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Re: upload debian package error

Hello xiangfu,
this kind of questions are better addressed to debian-mentors mailing
list, adding it, and you also already received a reply [1] there.

[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2009/06/msg00573.html

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 08:55, xiangfu<xiangfu.z@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I try to upload xburst-tools[1], I have two warning and one error.

is this a new package? I can't find it in our archive or an ITP for it.

> my question is
> 1. the version number must 1.0.0(like that). can I use 2009.06(something like that to be a version)

if upstream has a version standard, use that, bu you can also use
dates for version.

You have to create a non-native package, that's the reason for

I think this question proves you didn't read debian policy, developers
reference and new maintainers guide: please fill this gap of knowledge
asap, and before asking further questions.

> 2. I am not a maintainer. but I want to be this package's maintainer.
>   can I add my name and email to the control file

you MUST add your name if you want to be the maintainer. That's th
reason for "xburst-tools source" lintian error.

> 3. what am I got do with last warining.

remove spuriours, auto-generated files in clean debian/rules target.

> maybe I ignore some help page because My English is not very good.

English is very important for debian communication, so I strongly
suggest to improve your english.

> So give me some advice or direct.

Read teh doc I've mentioned above and use debian-mentors, not -devel.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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