Re: Feedback on your xterminator package
Hi. Did you get this email? I never saw a reply.
[Petter Reinholdtsen 2008-02-20]
> Hi. I was tipped about your xterminator package in Ubuntu, available
> I maintain the killer package in Debian, with a similar but not
> identical scope as your package.
> I had a look at the packaging of xterminator, and found some issues
> you might want to fix.
> - The control file say 'architecture: any' while the package is
> platform independent and thus should be 'architecture: all'.
> - The debian/ directory is full of example files. All of them should
> be removed. (rm debian/*.ex debian/*.EX).
> - The copyright file is not complete and need an update. Upstream
> download site, author, copyright and license is missing.
> - The debian/README.Debian file do not contain any info and can be
> - The version number 0.1-4 indicate a non-native package, but no
> xterminator_0.1.orig.tar.gz file is present in the archive. If the
> package is supposed to be a native package, the version number
> should be changed to 0.1 (or perhaps 0.4 in this case).
> - All the dh_* example lines in debian/rules that are currently
> commented out should be removed to make the file easier to read and
> - Is the script still killing processes on logout? The control file
> indicated it, but the changelog mentioned a bug causing this
> feature to be removed. Which is correct?
I am interested in the xterminator package, and hope it can be cleaned
up a bit in case I want to upload it into Debian.