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Re: Upstream and packaging

Geert Stappers <stappers@debian.org> (2015-06-07):
> What about creating a guide line where upstream creates a directory
> Packaging where sub directories are like Debian, Ubuntu, Mint,
> Redhat, CentOS, Suse and such?
> So Upstream can ship their tar-balls / git repositories with
> the package stuff ( Spec files, debian/ directories ) allready available.
> Next distro have that way a starting point for their packaging.
> My reason for such guide line is that I'm now bitten by our policy
> that upstream should NOT include a debian directory in the top directory
> and there is allready done packaging.
> Does such a guide line allready exist?

There's this guide which you can easily find, searching for “debian
upstream guide”: https://wiki.debian.org/UpstreamGuide


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