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Re: looking for sponsor - giac, computer algebra system

Carlos Enrique Carleos Artime wrote:

> Bernard (upstream author) expressed his intention of including the
> "debian" subdirectory in the upstream tree.  In fact, he maintains deb
> packages of Giac for Quantian (a mathematical-oriented Knoppix
> derivate) but didn't have the time for a careful observation of Debian
> policies [I'm wondering wheter I have that time, myself].

Some packages maintain a debian directory in the upstream CVS, but
exclude it from source tarball releases.  That way, the official Debian
maintainer can easily use a different debian directory for the packages
uploaded to the archive.

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