[Piuparts-devel] Bug#652934: Bug#652934: Bug#652934: status

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Jun 12 11:41:44 UTC 2012


I think you deserve some more comments :)

On Sonntag, 10. Juni 2012, Dave Steele wrote:
> > - please keep the package in 1.0 format. 3.0 is more complicated and buys
> > us nothing as we dont have any patches.
> I don't understand why 3.0 (native) is more complicated.

It gives you more rope to hang yourself. It has potentials for errors 1.0 
doesnt have. And: we dont need any 3.0 feature, so why bother?
> 7bc9779 - Use '1.0' format for the packages
> The change added a .git lintian warning for me.

configure your ~/.devscripts appropriatly (and then use debuild or git-

> 1515eee - Update server README to explain the logs in /var/lib/piuparts

> I read the policy before writing the script, and again now. I
> understand that what I submitted doesn't match the usual convention
> for postinst scripts. But, honestly, other than an unchecked reference
> to ssh-keygen, I don't see a policy violation in it. In any case, as
> best I can tell from the reference, the script isn't called for
> removal, purge, etc.

yes, but it's run for every upgrade... thats why.
> dh_install supports the creation of multiple packages. It expects the
> files to be in debian/tmp by default.

ah thanx.
> I've also added a few patches resulting from issues I ran across
> setting up a new server.

how about moving this to another branch so that one day we might maybe merge 
this one? Adding more and more stuff on top of this branch makes it more and 
more unlikely :(


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