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Re: Non-Debian packaging practice

On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 10:35:22PM -0000, StealthMonger wrote:
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> Is there a document describing software packaging good practices for
> general use, not specific to Debian, preferably in electronic form?
I'm not entirely sure I understand what you mean.

> Debian discourages creating Debian-native packages: "This type of
> packaging is only appropriate for the debian-specific packages, which
> will never be useful in another distribution." [1]  But creating it
> for other distributions requires some knowledge of what those other
> distributions expect of a package.
Of course Debian doesn't attempt to describe with other distros
expect.  Since you're talking about stuff that will apparently be used
in other distros, you want a non native package anyway, right?


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