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Re: Bug#750576: ITP: debdry -- Semi-assisted automatic Debian packaging

Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org> writes:
> Enrico Zini wrote:

>> The idea of debdry is to regenerate the debian/ directory every time a
>> new version of the software is packaged, using the dh-make-equivalent
>> for the given package type.

> There are already packages in Debian which offer such functionality for
> a specific subset of packages and which I think may help debdry to reach
> its goal by not reinventing the part that's already there. :-)

Yes, that's exactly what debdry does.  It uses dh-make-perl or the
equivalent for another upstream package type to do the actual packaging
file generation (and the applies its overrides).

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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