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Re: Standardization, large scale changes, innovations

On Wed, Mar 31 2010, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> However a newcomer not aware of your fanatic rejection of any kind of
> standard tools would absolutely not understand what this is about. And
> the same goes about everything else in the package.

Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         I just update code in one place, test it, and then run a script
>  that does a git pull for all my packages. The next time I build the
>  package, it will pull in the change.

So you are indeed using package helpers. Those are "just" yours and not 
anyone else's…

> Personally, I find a small shell snippet to be clearer than a
> reference to a external program, and when finding myself stuck in RHEL-
> land, my packages build, and would have caused more pain were they
> dependent on helper packages.

Hmm… So a shell snippet is clearer than a manpage [debhelper's not a GUI…] ?

Are those helpers not installable/available on RHEL ? Maybe they should…


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