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Re: Splitting the devscripts package

On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:
> +++ Benjamin Drung [2013-03-30 22:49 +0100]:
> > 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.
> Whilst considering what scripts are where, there are some scripts in
> ubuntu-dev-tools which are not ubuntu-specific, and moving those
> somewhere more general (i.e. into devscripts) would be useful too.
> (I'm thinking particularly of mk-sbuild, but there are no doubt
> others).
> (In this particular case it might make sense to merge the features of
> sbuild-createchroot and mk-sbuild, but that involves actual work).

mk-sbuild was submitted for inclusion to the sbuild package back in
2011. [1] The sbuild maintainers haven't posted any response to the
bug report though. I don't know if there was any out of band
communication on the matter.

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=613903

-- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

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