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Re: Bug#487437: Please include /etc/dpkg/origins/{debian,default}

On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > However the symlink should point to ubuntu if base-files is built on
> > Ubuntu and to debian if built on Debian. [...]
> Hmm, first it is suggested that this is done in base-files because it
> is easier to fork, but then a procedure is described in which no fork
> is even necessary, except for a "bootstrap".

Forking is always needed to add the new file in "origins".

> What about just setting VENDOR in debian/rules and create postinst using sed?
> Ubuntu would just need to modify a single line in debian/rules (which would
> not be a big problem since base-files is already forked) and no special
> "bootstrap" would be needed.
> I'd like to keep it as simple as possible.

Fine for me.

Raphaël Hertzog

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