Re: How to include information about a source package ?
George Danchev <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sunday 30 April 2006 21:37, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> I don't find get-orig-source as useful for normal packages that don't
>> require repackaging of upstream source. In that case, for the most
>> part, I don't think it's worth the effort.
> Nobody says that get-orig-source must be only used for repackaging
> purposes. I think it is fine to have such target just getting the
> upstream source (ok a hash checking against a previously checked and
> trusted version is required) without further modifications over it which
> is to be built on the autobuilder or end user side. Any worries with
> that ?
Oh, not at all. I think it's quite fine to have such a target if you want
one. I just wouldn't look for one when sponsoring a pacakge that doesn't
have repackaged upstream source, and generally don't bother writing one
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>