[php-maint] svn directory layout and building packages

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Thu Sep 14 16:10:47 UTC 2006

hey adam, ondrej,

On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 22:24 +1000, Adam Conrad wrote:
> I've never used svn-buildpackage, I just checkout, test, test, test, and
> when my package seems sane, checkin and then whack the .svn directories
> before uploading (dpkg-buildpackage can do this with the "-i" switch).

okay, then i'll do the same for the time being.

> I'm pretty attached to the current layout, only because it makes sense
> at the repository level.  It's easy to browse, it's straightforward, it
> doesn't have empty directories for the sake of holding one more level of
> directories just because we insist on having one named "debian".

there are some good reasons to go the other direction as well; i can
elaborate further if you care to hear it.... but i don't feel so
strongly that this is something that needs to be done immediately.  and

> On the other hand, if I hand off PHP to you guys completely in the next
> month or two, my opinion becomes moot. :)

ondrej and i can make the change at that point then, since both he and i
seem to groove well with that modus operandi.  sound like a plan?

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