[Build-common-hackers] CDBS code repository on line?

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Apr 3 21:42:52 UTC 2006

Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> Do yous keep a source repository on line under some revision control
> system?


> I'd like to pull a copy to make some experimental patches 
> on. If they turn out to be right, I'll send them in.

Just download the latest source package from unstable.

> In brief, I'm going to perform some minor adjustments that will make
> creation of <pkg>-dbg easier and more automatic.  I didn't want a dbg
> package to have a redundant copy of the documentation installed, and
> attempted to put a symlink in /usr/share/doc, but the dh_installdocs
> runs before the dh_links.

That sounds like an interesting idea.  But it assumes that one dbg 
package corresponds to exactly one regular package, which is not the 
common situation.

> Is there a Wiki for CDBS?  Someone should start a 'CDBS Cookbook'. 
> It should have a beginners page (think "freshman" wannabe) that
> explains what you should read first and provide a tour guide in order
> to fully grok CDBS' .mk files.

There is a manual.  Is there anything you would like to see added there?

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