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Re: RFS : kscoreticker

On Thu, 16 Mar, 2006 at 04:14:46PM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Hello Varun,
> >      I am looking for a sponser for my package kscoreticker. KScoreTicker is a simple applet for KDE that shows the latest cricket scores on the taskbar. I am the developer of this package and I would like to maintain it as well. The package builds with pbuilder and is lintian free.
> >     The package can be downloaded from this site:
> > http://www.ae.iitm.ac.in/~ae03b032/package_debian.php
> I've taken a look; unfortunately I can't upload your package but I hope
> this is still useful. Here's some things that I found:
> * README.Debian contains just a package description. That's not
>   necessary, please remove it: README.Debian is intended for important
>   information that users really should read before using the package.
>   Keeping unimportant information there discourages people to actually
>   read those files.
> * debian/dirs contains usr/bin and usr/sbin while you don't seem
>   to install anything in those dirs at all.
> * debian/rules contains many commented-out debhelper commands. Please
>   remove them to unclutter the file.
> * You include an manpage.1.ex example file, this is just a leftover
>   from dh_make, please remove.
> If you fix these things, I think the package would be acceptable for
> Debian, good work!
> bye,
> Thijs

I have corrected all these things. I have removed the manpage.1.ex and the README.debian
I have also cleaned up the debian/rules file. 

Thank You

Varun Hiremath
IIT Madras,
Chennai, India
Webpage : http://www.ae.iitm.ac.in/~ae03b032

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