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Re: RFS: b5

On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 04:32:16PM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Hello Panu,
> On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 16:05 +0200, Panu Kalliokoski wrote:
> > Where to get it:
> > http://sange.fi/~atehwa/debian/b5_2.3.dsc
> > http://sange.fi/~atehwa/debian/b5_2.3.tar.gz
> > http://sange.fi/~atehwa/debian/b5_2.3_all.deb
> > http://sange.fi/~atehwa/debian/b5_2.3_i386.changes
> The same goes for packages bfc, python-selecting, sokoedit, stx2any:
> why are these Debian native packages? All of these do not seem to be
> Debian specific tools. Since you are the upstream author aswell, you'd
> best create an .orig.tar.gz "release" (without the debian/ dir), and
> then package that as a regular, non-native package. That allows for
> other distributions to include the software aswell, if they wish so.
Or at least have a pristine .orig.tar.gz, even if it includes a
debian/ dir, and an empty .diff.gz.


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