[Debian-olpc-devel] Anyone working on packaging sugar-turtleart-activity

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Mar 30 10:37:50 UTC 2009

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[responding to all, not only pkg list, since that seems to be preferred]

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 02:51:50AM -0700, Edward Cherlin wrote:

>Would Debian packagers be interested in helping with an introduction to 
>packaging, to be published through FLOSS Manuals?

I guess you mean educating various details of packaging to people 
unfamiliar with Debian packaging.

I see a need for that, but personally I have my hands full: I feel that 
my time is currently better spent helping people _familiar_ with Debian 
packaging to package Sugar activities.  Which has shown to be a task on 
its own.

>On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 2:31 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:

>> Attached is the README.source that will accompany future releases of 
>> currently packaged Sugar packages for Debian.  That file documents 
>> the packaging mechanisms and tools used, but deliberately does not 
>> teach *how* to use them, only refer to the various separate 
>> documentation.
>> The README.source file is maintained at
>> git://git.debian.org/git/collab-maint/cdbs-skel
>> (the branch git+git+tarball+quilt+misc is used with Sugar packages)
>I was just going to ask you for that. Thanks again.

I know that you are eager to get it, and I am thankful for that: Your 
interest in it has helped encourage me to write that text! :-)

Kind regards,

  - Jonas

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