Re: Working with dh-make-perl (was: Re: Application naming)
On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 09:07:01PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> -=| Joel Roth, Wed, Jun 02, 2010 at 09:34:40PM -1000 |=-
> > > [...]at least I vaguely remember discussing
> > > advantages and disadvantages of both options and of putting it in
> > > svn/trunk and svn/apps and git :)
> > Need I be concerned about the
> > structure of svn repository? Any references to tell me
> > where and what should I specify regarding svn/trunk or
> > svn/apps?
> svn/trunk is watched by PET, so people generaly prefer it. svn/apps is
> empty, IIRC. There is a strong will to make PET able to watch multiple
> repositories, but that will is not backed up with enough free time :/
> > After running dh-make-perl with
> > --packagename nama
> > debian/control says:
> > Source: libaudio-nama-perl
> > Package: libaudio-nama-perl
> > Is this the expected behavior? I'm ready to patch, but would
> > like to get as much correct as possible by informed use of
> > dh-make-perl.
> Seems like a bug in dh-make-perl. I'd apprecuate if you file
> a bugreport, attaching any patch you want to propose. Unfortunately
> I am not able to react immediately even on such simple requests.
> Ah, and in case you haven't noticed, dh-make-perl lives in pkg-perl
> SVN so if you are confident with the patch, please commit it right
Let's see how I manage with figuring out the program logic.
I hope I'll do better learning to read other people's code
than I did trying to sight-read music!
> > Where does dh-make-perl look for a license? debian/copyright says:
> > Files: *
> > Copyright: Joel Roth, <email@example.com>
> > License: unparsable
> > Files: debian/*
> > Copyright: 2010, Joel Roth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > License: unparsable or Artistic or GPL-1+
> As Jonathan noted, these are extracted from the POD of the 'main
> module'. If your POD is good, then perhaps dh-make-perl is not able to
> figure ouy which module is 'main'. Again, a bugreport/patch/commit
> would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for the suggestions! Will do my best.