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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] debian/ directory
From: Sylvestre Ledru (sylvestre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 09:38:01


Hello,

Le 06/11/2013 15:26, Barrett, Brian W a écrit :
> Hi all -
>
> Mike added a debian/ directory to the top-level of the tree this morning,
> which looks to be helping in building a Debian package. While I don't
> mind helping Debian, I'm really against having a debian/ directory in our
> top-level tree. We have a place for those things (in contrib/). If
> Debian can't conform to that requirement, maybe we shouldn't have Debian
> supportŠ
>
I am sorry but it does not help for a few reasons:
* We, in Debian, are doing several uploads of the same upstream version.
So, we always have to modify debian/
* Our tools are removing automatically debian/ in upstream tarballs
* They would have to be in rootDir/debian/, rootDir/contrib/debian would
not work.
* There are already the Debian packages which are a bit more complete
and tested than the one pushed ;)

Sylvestre