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Re: RFS: gcx - astronomical image processing and photometry

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 04:11:04AM +0200, Radu Corlan wrote:
> On 12/14/05, Justin Pryzby <justinpryzby@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Hi Radu!!
> >
> > I want to see this happen; unfortunately I'm still in the early NM
> > queue, so cannot (yet!) sponsor your uploads.  I've read the .diff,
> > and I'm going to critique your packaging, hoping to make it trivial
> > for someone to sponsor.
> >
> > Some will critique your inclusion of the ./debian/ directory in the
> > upstream source.  Personally, I'm okay with it; and it probably helps
> > reduce the overhead of the project.
> Well, i definitely want to keep the debian dir in the cvs source tree.
> i have it in the upstream source because my procedure is to do a make
> dist in the upstream, then copy the tar to .orig, detar it and just
> run dpkg-buildpackage and pbuilder.
> I can of course remove it from there if it's objectionable.
> >
FYI, the "official" recommendation is to keep the Debian dir (and
other patches, if you're not using  eg dpatch) in a separate CVS

I would recommend to create a "make deb" rule that does what you
need, to avoid the hastle of remembering to copy the orig tarball :)

See my sextractor diff for an example of how to keep the diff
readable.  Of course, you case is a bit different, since ./debian/ is
in upstream tarball.

Good luck!

Clear skies,

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