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Bug#428311: Packages awaiting sponsorship (fsvs)

On Sunday 09 December 2007 Matthew Johnson wrote:
> However, we would certainly like to work closely with you as upstream.
> Sheldon is the maintainer, so it's up to him where he keeps the debian
> packaging, if he'd like to keep it in your VCS so you can both work in
> it, that's absolutely fine, but I'd suggest having it separate to the
> upstream source, so that both can be released independently.
That I don't understand ... how does the release cycle depend on where the 
debian data is?

What my question aims at: I already have a "make-release" script; if there'd 
be something like "change version number in debian/..." (and/or something 
else), it would be no more work - and the debian package could be easier kept 

> It's nice to have a responsive upstream maintainer (-:
No worries :-) You're welcome.
Of course I'm interested in getting my package used!



Versioning your /etc, /home or even your whole installation?
             Try fsvs (fsvs.tigris.org)!

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