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Re: Ubuntu-to-Debian packaging

Giovanni Mascellani wrote:
> Hi all!
> I'm making a Debian package which already exists in Ubuntu. I'd like to
> take advantage of the efforts already done by the Ubuntu maintainers
> and modify the Ubuntu package instead of create a completely new one.
> Is there somewhat like a policy, best practises or similar about doing
> this? I searched in Debian Wiki (particularly the Utnubu pages) and with
> Google, but couldn't find anything. Can someone help me?
> Thank you and happy Debian!
> Giovanni.

Hi Giovanni,

You just need to make the package accomplish the Debian policy, that's
all you need to do.

Jose Luis.

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