Bug#351255: RFS: php-getid3: PHP4 script that extracts useful information from MP3s & other multimedia file formats
On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 01:23:24PM +0100, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Feb 2006 23:49:42 -0500, Justin Pryzby wrote
> > This could be priority: extra, unless something not in extra will
> > depend on it.
> Well ,according to policy:
> This contains all packages that conflict with others with required,
> important, standard or optional priorities, or are only likely to be useful
> if you already know what they are or have specialized requirements."
> I don't see well why this should apply to this package..
Okay, up to you. I think people often leave the default priority when
it could be bumped back, without really giving it any thought.
> > Build-Depends: @cdbs@
> > I think this is RC and not allowed.. Build-Depends have to be
> > available before the build starts, and mustn't be modified by
> > standard targets: http://release.debian.org/etch_rc_policy.txt But I
> > might be wrong, and it might be okay as written.
> This is the meaning of this:
> # In order to regenerate 'debian/control' :
> # DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_DEBIAN_CONTROL=yes fakeroot debian/rules clean
> # Then check manually if everything's ok
> debian/control.in is only used when manualy invoking it, and never during a
> buildd. This the way I did for other packages that are allready in the
> archive, like linuxdcpp or mediawiki...
Okay, then I guess it is okay. Sorry for the confusion; I don't know
the first thing about cdbs (though it does make a nice short rules
> > ./debian/watch
> > Please consider using the sf.net format now documented.
Nope. Check uscan.1; the sf.net format actually uses http://sf.net/,
and is rewritten internally by uscan. I don't know if your method
would fail, but it is unintentional, and more ugly :)
For more info:
Also, your ./debian/dirs is now exactly one line long. If I were
using a non-cdbs debhelper, I would remove the file, and put the dir
as an argument to dh_installdirs; but, I don't know if you can do that
Since you "repackaged" the .orig tarball  (right?), could you make
it extract to ./php-getid3-1.7.5.orig/ instead, as documented in the
 because upstream has a .zipball only
 http://www.us.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/ch-best-pkging-practices.en.html#s-repackaged origtargz
126.96.36.199; the anchor for this is broken; it has a space, which
doesn't work for me as a +, thus the bug. Probably hasn't been
found before only because since the TOC doesn't link to it ..
which IMO it should..
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