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

]] Thomas Goirand 

> 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.

debian/rules is a makefile, so you could just have logic handling both
the Debian and the Ubuntu cases there easily enough.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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