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Re: RFS: b5

On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 19:18 +0200, Panu Kalliokoski wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 03:52:04AM +1100, skaller wrote:
> > > It's your call, but since making them non-native is not really that much
> > > more work, I'd recommend doing it that way.
> > However there is a reason, it is political, it is
> > relevant -- it convinced me anyhow :) I also initially
> > produced a native package.
> Thank you for this explanation.  Although I still have some issues with
> it, it seems I should build infrastructure for building source packages.
> (Earlier, one just needed dpkg-source -b; now it seems there must be
> some script or makefile target to construct a fake .orig directory and
> then build the source with that.)  It feels funny that I have to make a
> dummy "pristine" source for the Debian project while I've been releasing
> the "debian-specific" source outside Debian for ages.

I had to as well. Initially I found it a quite painful.
But then my sponsoring DD decided to become the maintainer :)

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sourceforge dot net>
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