Re: RFS schoolbell - A calenaring server for schools
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 09:12:39PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On the whole, I think you've made a poor compromise. I would suggest
> picking one way or the other, and going all the way with it. As it stands,
> you're going to have trouble uploading a -2 of anything without a new
> upstream tarball anyway, so you're best off just going full-native and being
> done with it.
Ok, so then a .dx (x = version number)attached to the relevant upstream
version indicating the debian specific branch? I am worried about the
resulting confusion because I should not bump the main projects version
for debian specific changes.
Could confuse Windows users:) "Why does debian have a bigger version?"
> > I: schoolbell: arch-dep-package-has-big-usr-share 2543kB 45%
> > And will get bigger.
> Split it out, then. Make a "schoolbell-common" package with all of this
> common stuff. I thought it was a Python thing anyway -- why's it arch-dep?
It has a little C in it. But good point, i'll have a look into a
> > W: schoolbell: description-synopsis-might-not-be-phrased-properly
> > Huh?
> The -i option to lintian is your friend whenever you get that Huh? feeling.
Offending full stop removed. Indeed it was not a full sentence. Next
time I will do the obvious.
> Not quite sure how that relates to your particular case, though -- the
> description in the .changes I just looked at didn't have an ending period...
Any rules/conventions on that?
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