[pkg-s48-maint] list to do

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel@mamane.lu
Sun May 22 13:22:07 2005

On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 02:56:18PM +0200, Jorgen Schaefer wrote:
> Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel@mamane.lu> writes:
> > On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 03:29:03PM +0200, Jorgen Schaefer wrote:
> >> Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel@mamane.lu> writes:
> >
> >>> Proposed name: scsh-install-lib
> >
> >> I'm interested in packaging sunterlib. If you have the package ready
> >> for anything, I'd be interested in finding out how to use it to
> >> install sunterlib for scsh. :-)
> >
> > Waiting for the darcs thing to concretise, I have uploaded my packages
> > to http://people.debian.org/~lmamane/scsh/

(I'm running dbp-importdsc on my scsh package... It takes its sweet
 time... CPU hungry!)

> Do you think it would be worthwhile to have a script installed as
> well for this purpose?

> scsh-install-deb build package-name
> scsh-install-deb install package-name

You mean that scsh-install-deb would run something like:

 scsh-install-pkg --layout fhs --prefix /usr/ --phases $*


Hmm... Not sure. All it really does is give the two "layout" and
"prefix" options. The situation is very similar to what happens with
the autotools: Every Debian package has to repeat the prefix, etc. The
Debian package doesn't give a special wrapper that changes the

Frankly, I feel it is not worth the added complication; let's just
have these two arguments in every debian/rules file.