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.