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Re: Switching apt-spy to native package, looking for suggestions

On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 at 01:12:00 +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> Let's say you're doing an Ubuntu package. In this case, you'd be
> using upstart, and not an insserv scripts, and you wouldn't need to
> depend on lsb-base for example. Or logrotate restarting of daemons
> in Ubuntu would use "restart" in Ubuntu, when we use "invoke-rc.d".
> Then if the package is a native one, you wont be able to keep the
> orig.tar.gz. Then it doesn't make it obvious that only the packaging
> changed, you wont know until doing a diff -u -N -r in the unpacked
> tarball.

Couldn't you use the Debian native tar.gz as the Ubuntu orig.tar.gz,
source format 3.0 (quilt) (so that it isn't a problem if Ubuntu want to
delete files from Debian's debian/ directory - which is problematic in 1.0
format), and a -0ubuntu1 revision?


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