[Pkg-firebird-general] Packaging Firebird2 (1.5) URGENT

Remco Seesink raseesink@hotpop.com
Tue, 8 Jun 2004 18:30:45 +0200

On Sun, 06 Jun 2004 20:59:05 -0400
"Grzegorz B. Prokopski" <gadek@debian.org> wrote:

> Yes, I think for Sarge and FB2 we can skip the 32 bits I/O flavours.
Ok. That will be done.

> Hmm... do you plan to give the packages such names as:
> firebird-cs
> firebird-ss
I am using names like the firebird 1 series in debian, but substitute
the name firebird with firebird2. Is that sensible?

> Also, I haven't looked at the fb2, but if you have seen fb1 debs, the
> stuff that is shared among different servers is packaged in separate
> packages, so that we didn't have to include one file multiple times
> in many packages (I think I had to make some exceptions though).

I reuse as much from there as possible. (Descriptions, which file goes where, etc.)

> But seriously - what is important to achieve ASAP:
> - state of packaging that would be good for ftpmaster to accept the
>    package (so that we could make the initial upload),
> - the list of binary packages resulting from the source package should
>    be pretty much final (as any additional package would require
>    ftpmaster intervention again).

Ok, I'll try to include the virtual package firebird with sensible default dependencies
as well before it is ready for upload.