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Re: Bug#750576: ITP: debdry -- Semi-assisted automatic Debian packaging

Hi there.

On 04/06/14 18:33, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 06:18:01PM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:
>> In the meantime I'd like to use it for my packages, because frankly,
>> I'm bored of writing everything twice.
> Also, debdry is the first package that I have written that takes care of
> its own packaging :)
> Ciao,
> Enrico
I've been doing this for a while now with my v3c package:

I haven't (recently) tried to have it accepted into Debian as it uses
automake, which I want to move away from, although it's getting better.

It uses a top level make file to build various targets, including
targets for other versions stored in the projects git repository.

You can build for Debian or Ubuntu, but the thing I like most is the
ability to do quick installs/uninstalls before taking the scenic route
of building a package first, and with "make -j9" it's fast!

Do please take a look, there may be some ideas you can use.

Philip Ashmore

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