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Re: native packages



On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 21:45:44 +1100
"Andrew Donnellan" <ajdlinux@gmail.com> wrote:

> In this particular project I am a member of upstream (packager,
> proofreader and copywriter for English website) and I want to store my
> debian/ directory in upstream's SVN as it makes it much easier for me
> to manage snapshots, updates, and so on.

I do the same, many other DD's too.

The simple solution is this:

Keep the debian/* files in CVS/SVN.
Don't package the debian/* files in the distributed tarball.

Simple.

When building the packages, you simply download the released tarball as
usual, copy your debian/* files into place and build. You retain all
the advantages of building the unreleased code for test packages direct
from CVS/SVN.

>
> If debian-native packages are discouraged then is there a good way to
> keep the debian/ dir with upstream's VCS?

You can do whatever you like as long as the debian/ directory is NOT
part of the released tarball.

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