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Re: Packaging cloud-utils in Debian

On Sat, 16 Apr 2011, Thomas Goirand wrote:

Sorry for the slow reply.
The message kind of got lost.

I'm willing to start making cloud-utils "upstream" packages and move the
package away from being a native package.  Probably the best thing for me
to do is to move cloud-utils out of the ubuntu-on-ec2 team and into a
launchpad project.. I am willing to make you part of the team that has
write access to that if you're willing to help get things together.

The 'uec-*' programs probably could stand to be renamed given their larger

I'll try to get that going tomorrow or thursday.


> Hi,
> As I am packaging Openstack in Debian, I will need to also package the
> "cloud-utils" package that you currently maintain.
> The issue is that currently, your package is a native package. That
> makes it impossible for me to use a .orig.tar.gz and eventually have
> differences separated in a specific file.
> Would you be able to make your package non-native, using an orig.tar.gz?
> That would greatly help me.
> As for other DDs reading debian-devel, what solution do I have available
> here?
> Thanks,
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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