Bug#963832: RFS: iotop-c/1.0-1 [ITP] -- iotop-c - simple top-like I/O monitor (implemented in C)
On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 05:33:30AM +0300, Boian Bonev wrote:
> * Package name : iotop-c
> Version : 1.4-1
> Changes since the last upload:
> * Upstream release 1.4
1. What "last upload"? This is the first release into Debian. And thus,
there's no history yet -- work in progress that hasn't ever been uploaded
to the archive isn't really of interest to anyone (except maybe a git
archive). The changelog is meant to notify users and other developers
what has been changed. Thus, could you please squash this into just
"Initial release: closes #123456"?
The only case when keeping such history would be good is when the package
had already been provided via some other repository, such as a Debian
derivative (such as Ubuntu, Devuan, Mint...) or at least to a group of
2. The package fails to build:
make -j64 install DESTDIR=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/debian/iotop-c AM_UPDATE_INFO_DIR=no "INSTALL=install --strip-program=true"
make: Entering directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>'
install: cannot change ownership of '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/debian/iotop-c/usr/sbin/iotop': Operation not permitted
make: *** [Makefile:53: install] Error 1
make: Leaving directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>'
dh_auto_install: error: make -j64 install DESTDIR=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/debian/iotop-c AM_UPDATE_INFO_DIR=no "INSTALL=install --strip-program=true" returned exit code 2
3. The long desc talks about kernel 2.6.20. This is no longer relevant, as
Debian won't work on kernels < 3.2 (non-systemd) or < 3.13 (systemd), many
packages probably having a much newer requirement. Thus, this piece can
⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ in the beginning was the boot and root floppies and they were good.
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ -- <willmore> on #linux-sunxi