Re: [Debian-NYC] workshop #1 script
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 02:19:59PM -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Hi Kevin--
> On 10/30/2009 01:42 PM, Kevin Mark wrote:
> > I wrote this script based upon the first workshop, I tried it on Ubuntu Jaunty.
> > Could someone check if it runs on Debian?
> What O/S have you tested it on? which versions of debian are you
> interested in?
A stable version like Lenny?
> I note that the script repeatedly requests superuser privileges (via
> sudo) -- this isn't something i'd normally test-run because of that, so
> i just did a read-through review
> > sudo apt-get source $PKG
> there's no need to run apt-get source as the superuser -- better to run
> it as the non-privileged account.
OK. thanks for the info.
> > sudo apt-get build-dep $PKG
> this is reasonable, but you might also want to make sure the host has
> the following packages installed for building most packages -- they're
> just handy to have around:
> build-essential, fakeroot, devscripts, debhelper
That kind of check would be easy to add, thanks for the info.
> > sudo chown $ME:$ME $PKGVER-$DEBVER.diff.gz
> > sudo chown $ME:$ME $PKGVER.orig.tar.gz
> > sudo chown $ME:$ME $PKGVER-$DEBVER.dsc
> > sudo chown -R $ME:$ME $PKGVER2
o> these shouldn't be necessary if you run apt-get source as the regular user.
OK. that makes sense.
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