On Sat, 2013-03-30 at 22:49 +0100, Benjamin Drung wrote: > Hi, > > devscripts ships a bunch of scripts to make the life of a Debian Package > maintainer easier. Not every script in there is Debian packaging > specific. Some of them are used on other non-Debian-based distributions. > I was contacted  and asked if we could split the Debian packaging > specific scripts from the rest. > > I like to keep only Debian packaging specific scripts in devscripts (see > the list below). Where should we put the non Debian packaging specific > scripts? Should we create a neutral project or are there other projects > in which these scripts fit? There is no reason why Debian couldn't continue to be upstream for these, but hosting on freedesktop.org might make them more visible to other distributions. [...] > Debian packaging specific scripts > ================================= [...] These might usefully be further divided into truly Debian-specific and dpkg/apt-specific, at least in binary packages. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Teamwork is essential - it allows you to blame someone else.
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