[php-maint] An automatic script to build PEAR packages

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 26 07:01:21 UTC 2009

Salut Thomas,

2009/12/25 Thomas Goirand <thomas at goirand.fr>:
> Hi there,
> As I have, over the years, managed to write many debian packages out of
> PEAR packages from pear.php.net, I have noticed that many things could
> be automated. Doing the same boring work all the time is useless.
> Resulting is the idea of making a shell script to do a big part of the
> work (not ALL, but a fair part) automatically.
> This script is not particularly well written or clean, there's nothing
> to be proud of, it just does its job as intended: save a lot of time
> when writing a debian source package for a PEAR package.

Without looking much into it... how is this different from dh-make-pear?

P.S. have you considered updating some of the packages you maintain
(when you update php-net-ping be careful not to drop the portion of
the patch of my NMU that has not been incorporated by upstream)?

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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