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Re: RFS (take 2): libbash

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 8:30 PM, Patrick Matthäi <pmatthaei@debian.org> wrote:
> See: http://people.debian.org/~mpalmer/debian-mentors_FAQ.html
> <-- quote
> #  When to use a native vs a non-native debian package
> You should only use a native Debian package when it is clear that the
> package would only ever be of use in Debian. Even if the software is
> currently only available in Debian, if someone could reasonably use the
> software on another distribution or on another operating system, then
> the package should be non-native.
> A few examples of normal packages are: libc6, apache, phpmyadmin. But
> linda, lintian, dpkg and some other tools are purely developed for
> debian, and make no sense being released in another distribution.
> quote -->
Can you please advice on how to create "orig" package, when debian dir
is part of the project file-tree? Do I need to checkout sources and
then just delete debian subdir, pack orig tarball, then restore debian
dir and proceed?

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