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

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 01:12:00AM +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.

This is a remarkable read, it reminds me of lots of packaging pain stories
before using git.  Ah, memories…

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