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Re: RFS: apt-spy

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 5:37 AM, Stefano Canepa wrote:

> All code is on github but I don't use git for the debian part.

Please note that native packages should have debian/ packaging in
their VCS and make a new release for every change to debian/, however

Please mention the VCS info in the upstream tarball somewhere. HACKING
or README.devel or something.

About github, you might want to switch to collab-maint instead:


> I think that apt-spy would be usefull only on Debian. Do you suggest to
> describe in the changelog?

If you are going to switch packaging formats, I think that is a good
idea to mention why in the changelog.

>  PW> #515515 is not the kind of bug that should be closed in a changelog.
> OK, I'll correct it

The bug should simply be closed, mentioning your RFS mail.


Also, do you have any comment on this mail? The original author
expressed a desire to get involved with development of apt-spy again.
Please contact them and see if they are still interested:


In my reply to that mail I suggested collab-maint (or alioth in
general) as the place to host apt-spy:


>  PW> W: apt-spy: latest-debian-changelog-entry-changed-to-native

This one can be ignored if you intended to switch to a native package.
It will go away for the upload after the one switching to native



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