Christopher James Halse Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> (03/02/2 > I, too, like the way dh makes the interesting parts of the packaging > obvious by omitting all the non-interesting bits. Also, unlike > CDBS, it's quite straightforward to make the interesting bits happen > :). Great! > I'm a fan of automating common tasks. I think this might also be > helpful in getting the small, but annoying, number of drivers that > aren't maintained by the XSF to properly declare dependencies. Indeed. Hopefully, the reference documentation + a few lintian checks should help getting every package in line. > I think that out-of-tree interacts poorly with ccache, but (a) that > could be PEBKAC, and (b) for the packages where ccache is > interesting we need to do out-of-tree builds anyway for the multiple > flavours. > > I'm therefore of no strong opinion on out-of-tree. Alright, and since Julien suggested we keep it, I'll do so. I've started preparing input drivers locally. Stuff committed on top of what's in debian-experimental, then merged into debian-unstable. It's going nicely for now, video drivers should follow. Hopefully, 1.9.4 is out in less than a week, ditto for squeeze, so that'll be time to upload 1.9.4 (with new packaging-related features) to unstable, along with the drivers I'm preparing. In case 1.9.4 is delayed, I might have to change the build-dep to xserver-xorg-dev (>= 184.108.40.2063) instead, so I'll probably only push stuff right before uploading. KiBi.
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