Re: RFC sim-im (Simple Instant Messenger)
On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 12:45:07PM +0300, Nikolay Shaplov wrote:
> The source of the sim package is here:
Consider using debhelper v5.
Consider adding copyright notices to ./debian/rules and
./debian/copyright with your name and years of the names of previous
maintainers and contributors who have worked on the Debian packaging.
Consider removing commented lines from ./debian/rules
CFLAGS and INSTALL_PROGRAM seem to be unused.
Why not build-depend on help2man instead of including this in the
I don't see anything custom here, so I think this file can be deleted.
Debhelper tools can create the trivial maintscripts for you.
Consider using dh_makeshibs rather than a custom shlibs file:
+ install -m644 debian/shlibs debian/sim/DEBIAN/shlibs
For that matter,
Do you actually want to provide shared libraries, anyway? Are there
multiple binaries linked to said libraries, and is there a space
savings? Or, do you intend to provide a stable ABI against which
other packages are allowed to depend? If not, then I would suggest to
link statically, without -fPIC flags.
./debian/copyright: you seem to confuse copyright and license. Please
see this thread:
and this bug:
You might prefer to list the README on the commandline to
dh_installdocs, rather than use a separate file.
Sorry, but I'm not a DD, and so can't sponsor packages.