Re: Working on debian developer's reference and "best packaging practices"
>>"Wichert" == Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Wichert> Previously Julian Gilbey wrote:
>> Surely either everything necessary should be in the dpkg reference or
>> everything necessary should be in policy.
Wichert> I'm not sure. I see them more as complementing each other, much like
Wichert> RFC1855 (netiquette) complements RFC822 (email format) or how a
Wichert> users manual complements a reference manual.
More like a core published interface, and extentions and
additions. The core interface in policy should be part of the dpkg
spec (in other words, the implementing the core interface is a design
goal of dpkg, but dpkg is otherwise unrestrained -- and become usable
If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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