Re: RFS: yougrabber
On 13/12/2007, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Upstream Author : Carl Chenet <email@example.com>
According to the files under src/ you aren't upstream :)
debian/changelog: fill an ITP and make the package upload close it.
* "Standards-Version: 3.7.2" , latest is 3.7.3, please check what
changes you need to make so you update it to latest.
* "Architecture: i386", why? does it really only build under i386?
* "Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (>= 7.16), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.14)" don't
use versioned dependencies if not required, let dh_shlibdeps do its
* "Build-Depends:" again, are versioned build dependencies really required?
* "Description:", please improve it, read 
* "Section: web"? it should be net, it is not a web application
* Please add a Homepage entry
debian/rules: please remove commented/unused stuff
debian/dirs: is there anything installed under sbin?
debian/docs: you should probably list CONTRIBUTORS too
Please also provide a debian/watch file, see uscan(1) from devscripts
Why are you providing a Makefile? debian-packaging stuff should be under debian/
why are you duplicating CHANGELOG?
Have you submitted those changes to upstream?
$ debc yougrabber_0.29.2-1_i386.changes
-rwxr-xr-x root/root 18400 2007-12-13 19:12 ./bin/yg
This is a violation of section 9.1.1 of the Debian Policy
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
I strongly recommend you to read and understand the whole Debian
Policy and the Developers Reference, if you have any question
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