On Oct 12, 2012, at 09:13 PM, Hideki Yamane wrote: > bzr-builddeb is, well, it seems that is useful in UDD (Ubuntu Distributed > Development, as Ubuntu packaging guide says) way, but now it heavily relies > on Launchpad in my point of view. And, packaging-dev can specify > vendor-specific Recommends/Suggest in its rules, then use it for Ubuntu is > meaningful. > > (Well, LP is quite nice and Debian should consider to introduce its good > point (user friendly web interface, etc), but I don't want to depend on it, > sorry). Now, clearly I am biased, but I generally use bzr-builddeb even when developing changes targeted directly for Debian, because I really like the workflow and much prefer bzr over the alternatives. When the Launchpad importer is up-to-date for a particular Debian package[*], everything works nicely and quickly, and I've even managed to make quilt work mostly non-painfully. I accept that others have different, completely valid opinions on the matter. -Barry [*] which is actually more likely with Debian branches than Ubuntu branches because Ubuntu developers will almost never push to debianlp: branches.
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