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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] debian/ directory
From: Mike Dubman (miked_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 12:52:51


i see.
It sounds like a good idea to have all OMPI packaging files in one
place/repo to allow easy/unified packaging into vendor distributions (like
OFED, MLNX OFED, etc..)

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)
<jsquyres_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> (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
> > > supportÅ 
> > >
> > 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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