Hi Andreas, A Dimecres, 30 d'octubre de 2013, Andreas Tille va escriure: [...] > > Ok, but from the packager point of view, it helps you to see how many packages > > you have worked before. I can delete whatever you think convenient, but I > > began to package it with one version of the library and changed it. So, I > > tried to document it. Can I leave the entries but change it from unstable to > > UNRELEASED? > > If it is helpful for you there is no rule that would forbid to keep the > entries. I just heard from ftpmaster that they might become distracted > to read irrelevant stuff and I personally like to keep their workload as > small as possible. I'm not sure whether this opinion is valid these > days any more. So if you really think it is helpful - this will not > stop me from sponsering in the end. yes, to me it's helpfull. However I doubt about the first version of the package to put in debian. The "normal" thing should be -1, not -5. > > > - Pre-Depends: dpkg (>= 1.15.6~) > > > What is the rationale for this? Usually it should not be needed. > > > - Please give > > > cme fix dpkg-control > > > a try. I guess you will like the result. > > > > First of all, I must admit that I don't understand what are you asking me with > > the dpkg-control. > > Well, the usage of configmodel has nothing to do with Pre-Depends or lintian. > It is just a unique formatting (that's why I used different items im my list). So? I'm sorry Andreas, but I still don't understand you .... > > I put this field because I checked the generated packages with "lintian - EviIL > > +pedantic". And then, I got a lintian warning like: > > > > N: The package contains a preinst maintainer script that uses > > N: dpkg-maintscript-helper but does not declare a versoned pre- dependency > > N: on dpkg (>= 22.214.171.124~) that provides that script. > > > > > > so, I do that. > > Well, due to the missing pristine-tar I did not yet builded the package. > I have no idea what (possible false positives) lintian is producing in > pedantic mode (and I actually do not use this lintian level). Your > debian/ dir does not contain any preinst maintainer script and so > (without testing) I simply assume that lintian is wrong here. The > Pre-Depends field should be *realy* rarely used and +pedantic lintian > messages are a weak reason to do so. Please re-read the docs when > Pre-Depends should really be used. Ok, I can review it. I will ask to the dpkg maintainer (a catalan guy too ;-) > > > pristine-tar branch is missing: > > > - If you imoprt the orig.tar.gz please use > > > git import-orig --pristine-tar /path/to/package_version.orig.tar.gz > > > to make sure your sponsor / team member can easily recreate a byte > > > identical tarball. > > > > Ok, the problem I found is that the official version got some problems that I > > report to upstream and changed it in mercurial. Ti me is ok the version with > > the commit hash, so I imported that one. But it seems I forget some step. I > > solve it soon. > > OK. Just ping me - favourably via an entry at SoB Wiki page. I just > verified that after my changes the package arrived at the according > tasks page. Well, just done. I had the upstream branch with the needed tag, but no the pristine-tar branch. I hope that it would be ok now. Regards, Leopold -- -- Linux User 152692 Catalonia
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