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Re: Non-Debian packaging practice


> Is there a document describing software packaging good practices for
> general use, not specific to Debian, preferably in electronic form?

You might be looking for autoconf/automake (although it's a bit rusty,
and quite a few people loathe it, it's one working current standard we

Autoconf and automake manuals will probably tell you a lot about these
things.  Basically you make Makefile.am and configure.ac files, which
will let you do

	make dist

to create your .tar.gz distribution, which is in turn used as upstream
source tarball for every distribution.

dancer@{debian.org,netfort.gr.jp}   Debian Project

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