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Re: libxml-hash-xs-perl new package review

On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:00:05 +0930, Ken Ibbotson wrote:

> *2. am I doing the right thing*
> Found no real answer for adding a package that is not from the upstream
> maintainer.
> That is, it is not my package on CPAN, but I need it for a project.

That's the typical case - Debian packaging and distributing software
written by others.

> Not sure if I need to still raise a Request for package (RFA).

You should file an ITP (Intent To Package) bug (against the wnpp
pseudo-package) when starting to work on a new package.
dpt-gen-itp(1) can help.

On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 08:46:15 +0200, Xavier wrote:

> I think you should also exclude "inc" directory from import and use
> libdevel-checklib-perl build-dependency instead (not tested)

I wouldn't mess around with importing, but using the packaged version
instead of what's in inc/ is indeed a good idea. There are some
example packages on salsa; a simple and typical one would be



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