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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] debian/ directory
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 12:48:44


(we can consolidate this down to 1 thread, not multiple)

The Debian build stuff is not maintained by us (and is therefore not in our tree); it's maintained by Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre_at_[hidden]>. I'm not sure where the original packaging for that is developed / maintained -- Sylvestre?

On Nov 6, 2013, at 9:20 AM, Mike Dubman <miked_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> unfortunately, debian/ packaging works only if located in rootDir. :(
> If you have better ones - can you put it and we will use it?
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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
>
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