[Debian-arabic-packages] aspell-fa - looking for reviews

Lior Kaplan kaplan at debian.org
Wed Sep 27 04:52:34 UTC 2006

Mohammed Adnène Trojette wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006, Lior Kaplan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> aspell-fa is in the SVN. I'd be happy for reviews before uploading.
> Why is gzip used instead of dh_compress?

No special reason. The change will simplify the build by a bit. Do you
want the honors to do the changes in the svn ?

>> The package (source only) can also be found at
>> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/a/aspell-fa/ if someone
>> doesn't handle the SVN.
> How do you build the package exactly from SVN? (I am used to the
> tarball/ and <pkg>/debian/ scheme which makes the use svn-buildpackage
> easy).

The exactly the way to work. I don't see a reason to keep both the
upstream files uncompressed in pkg/<package>/tags/upstream and in
compressed form in pkg/<package>/tarballs/ .

So Please create the tarballs directory, and download the file from

I've added a debian/watch file to make it easier in the future.

Please notice that I'm also changing the version number (and thus the
orig.tar.gz filename) due to a fact I learned at #389644.


Lior Kaplan
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