[Pkg-corba-devel] pkg-corba repository layout

Floris Bruynooghe floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 18:43:20 UTC 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 01:54:51AM +0200, Thomas Girard wrote:
> With some changes (uncommited so far), I 've been able to rebuild 
> omniorb4 4.0.6-2.3 packages.
> Here's what I did:
>   1. create a tarballs/ directory on the website[1]
>   2 .set the `mergeWithUpstream' property to `1', as you suggested
>   3. set `svn-bp:origUrl'[2] to the upstream tarball on our website[3]
>   4. drop debian/patches and add the patched version of upstream sources
>      (e.g. configure, configure.ac, doc and tex files) in the working
>      copy, just like `svn-inject -o' would do
>   5. rebuild the packages using the following command:
>      $ svn-buildpackage --svn-override=origDir='..' -rfakeroot
>      (I actually had to add --svn-ignore because of the uncommited
>       changes)


> What do you think about it? If you're fine, I will commit my changes, 
> and recreate a 4.0.6-2.3 tag.

I agree entirely with this way of building the packages.  The
svn-bp:origUrl property together with only storing changed upstream
files is very neat.  I'd be happy for you to check this in and re-tag


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