[Debian-olpc-devel] updating package
dipankar at seeta.in
Sat Oct 16 07:26:57 UTC 2010
I think that will be best to do.
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 11:40 PM, David Farning <dfarning at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 10:04 AM, Dipankar Patro <dipankar at seeta.in>
> >> We are currently updating the git repositories at git.debian.org
> >> Wish if you could clear a few doubts,
> >> Steps followed for updating the repositories:
> >>>>> 1. Clone the repo present on git.debian.org.
> >>>>> 2. Run command uscan(check for any newer source ball)
> >>>>> 3. If present it downloads the new source ball
> >>>>> 4. Problem is that -- need command to import the new source ball into
> >>>>> the existing package
> >>>>> ishan
> >> I tried following the link :
> >> http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ch-update.en.html
> >> (^^ 9.3 New Upstream Release.)
> >> And have the following doubt:
> >> - we cannot use git-import-orig in this case for updating I guess,
> >> - Shall we follow with the command ' uupdate -v newversion
> >> ../foo-newversion.tar.gz ' as mentioned in the link?
> >> - Is there anything else except for the debian/changelog we need to
> >> change?
> I would suggest that you create a 'checklist' or 'howto' for updating
> sugar activities and link to it from http://wiki.debian.org/Sugar (I
> think Luke did an activity packaging howto a couple of months ago...
> but I can never find it:(
> That way, reviewers can review and critique the process you use to
> create the packages rather then the packages them selves.
> It might take a little time up front, but having checklist will
> increase productivity down the road. Just was we have seen with code
> reviews, there is significant value in process reviews.
> Incorrect or out of date documentation just seems to propagate the
> same set of mistakes.... This documentation should be public, allowing
> Jonas, Luke, others to review it to insure that it is correct.
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