Re: Interest in packaging GNU Shishi and GNU Generic Security Service?
Benjamin Mesing <email@example.com> writes:
>> W: shishi source: native-package-with-dash-version
>> N: Native packaging should only be used if a piece of software was
>> N: written specifically to be turned into a Debian package. In this case,
>> N: the version number should not contain a debian revision part.
>> N: Native source packages are sometimes created by accident. In most
>> N: cases the reason is the location of the original source tarball.
>> N: dpkg-source searches for this in
>> N: ../package_upstream-version.orig.tar.gz.
>> What's causing that?
> I think you need to put a shishi_upstream-version.orig.tar.gz file
> into ../ before running the build (this should contain the upstream
> release of shishi, from which the changes you've made can be deduced).
I renamed the upstream release to shishi_0.0.23.orig.tar.gz and placed
it in ../. That seem to have done the trick, thanks!
(Couldn't it have used shishi-0.0.23.tar.gz? I'm not sure if I
understand the significance of my step.)
I now have lintian-clean packages for Shishi! I'm using cdbs, with no
upstream patches, so the diff is quite minimal. All the generated
files are available from:
Any review would be appreciated. Sponsors too, of course...