kiwix: upstream code cleanup (was: Re: IRC ?)

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Wed Jun 6 17:30:08 UTC 2012


On Mi 06 Jun 2012 15:38:01 CEST renaud gaudin wrote:

> On 06/06/2012 06:46 AM, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> First thing: please provide a download link for the /debian folder you
>> use when building the package. You said earlier, that you have such a
>> folder maintained upstream.

Ok, thanks. Will take a look later...

>> Recend Debian packages use source format 3.0 (quilt), that means we have
>> to provide an orig.tar.<comp> file with the package. The neatest tool
>> for that is git-buildpackage (a wrapper around dpkg-buildpackage).
> OK, that's what Vasudev proposed also.
>> The goal is to get the source tree on
>> build with ,,git-buildpackage -uc -us''.
> OK, I'll work towards this.
>> This currently does not work as the upstream tarball contains build
>> cruft...
> This version should be cleaner.

Updated upstream import on packaging repos.



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