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xorg-server: Changes to 'debian-unstable'

 debian/README.source |   73 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 debian/changelog     |    6 +++-
 2 files changed, 78 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

New commits:
commit a6e2afdc8759dd3baf7a73ed324396c17ae80f66
Author: David Nusinow <dnusinow@debian.org>
Date:   Mon May 25 21:22:33 2009 -0400

    Changelog entry for README.source

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 7b57c10..1d0468a 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
 xorg-server (2: UNRELEASED; urgency=low
+  [ Julien Cristau ]
   * xvfb-run: don't pass the magic cookie to xauth on the command line
     (CVE-2009-1573; closes: #526678).  Thanks, Loïc Minier!
   * xvfb-run: use mktemp to create the temporary directory.
@@ -17,7 +18,10 @@ xorg-server (2: UNRELEASED; urgency=low
     specify BusIDs, the server would just fail to start, so this hack should
     improve things.
- -- Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>  Thu, 14 May 2009 21:05:26 +0200
+  [ David Nusinow ]
+  * Add README.source
+ -- David Nusinow <dnusinow@debian.org>  Mon, 25 May 2009 21:21:55 -0400
 xorg-server (2: unstable; urgency=low

commit 4178d948cd66a938222d0d7c6353ee8d60229e40
Author: David Nusinow <dnusinow@debian.org>
Date:   Mon May 25 20:08:50 2009 -0400

    Add README.source

diff --git a/debian/README.source b/debian/README.source
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..34ab4bf
--- /dev/null
+++ b/debian/README.source
@@ -0,0 +1,73 @@
+Quick Guide To Patching This Package For The Impatient
+1. Make sure you have quilt installed
+2. Unpack the package as usual with "dpkg-source -x"
+3. Run the "patch" target in debian/rules
+4. Create a new patch with "quilt new" (see quilt(1))
+5. Edit all the files you want to include in the patch with "quilt edit" 
+   (see quilt(1)).
+6. Write the patch with "quilt refresh" (see quilt(1))
+7. Run the "clean" target in debian/rules
+Alternatively, instead of using quilt directly, you can drop the patch in to 
+debian/patches and add the name of the patch to debian/patches/series.
+Guide To The X Strike Force Packages
+The X Strike Force team maintains X packages in git repositories on
+git.debian.org in the pkg-xorg subdirectory. Most upstream packages
+are actually maintained in git repositories as well, so they often
+just need to be pulled into git.debian.org in a "upstream-*" branch.
+Otherwise, the upstream sources are manually installed in the Debian
+git repository.
+The .orig.tar.gz upstream source file could be generated this
+"upstream-*" branch in the Debian git repository but it is actually
+copied from upstream tarballs directly.
+Due to X.org being highly modular, packaging all X.org applications
+as their own independent packages would have created too many Debian
+packages. For this reason, some X.org applications have been grouped
+into larger packages: xutils, xutils-dev, x11-apps, x11-session-utils,
+x11-utils, x11-xfs-utils, x11-xkb-utils, x11-xserver-utils.
+Most packages, including the X.org server itself and all libraries
+and drivers are, however maintained independently.
+The Debian packaging is added by creating the "debian-*" git branch
+which contains the aforementioned "upstream-*" branch plus the debian/
+repository files.
+When a patch has to be applied to the Debian package, two solutions
+are involved:
+* If the patch is available in one of the upstream branches, it
+  may be git'cherry-picked into the Debian repository. In this
+  case, it appears directly in the .diff.gz.
+* Otherwise, the patch is added to debian/patches/ which is managed
+  with quilt as documented in /usr/share/doc/quilt/README.source.
+quilt is actually invoked by the Debian X packaging through a larger
+set of scripts called XSFBS. XSFBS brings some other X specific
+features such as managing dependencies and conflicts due to the video
+and input driver ABIs.
+XSFBS itself is maintained in a separate repository at
+  git://git.debian.org/pkg-xorg/xsfbs.git
+and it is pulled inside the other Debian X repositories when needed.
+The XSFBS patching system requires a build dependency on quilt. Also
+a dependency on $(STAMP_DIR)/patch has to be added to debian/rules
+so that the XSFBS patching occurs before the actual build. So the
+very first target of the build (likely the one running autoreconf)
+should depend on $(STAMP_DIR)/patch. It should also not depend on
+anything so that parallel builds are correctly supported (nothing
+should probably run while patching is being done). And finally, the
+clean target should depend on the xsfclean target so that patches
+are unapplied on clean.
+When the upstream sources contain some DFSG-nonfree files, they are
+listed in text files in debian/prune/ in the "debian-*" branch of
+the Debian repository. XSFBS' scripts then take care of removing
+these listed files during the build so as to generate a modified
+DFSG-free .orig.tar.gz tarball.

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