[Pkg-bazaar-maint] builddeb questions

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Sat Jun 30 19:18:12 UTC 2007

On (30/06/07 21:00), Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> TBH, I intended to just use a new section in the already existing config
> file .bzrbuilddeb.conf for that. I need to mark the loompoints in form
> of a ordered list anyway, which cannot be accomplished with only using
> tags. Since I have to do that, I think it would feel natural to mark
> upstream versions and uploads there as well. This doesn't mean that we
> should use bzr tags, it's rather that this way we can let the user
> choose the naming schema of the tags.

That's an idea yes, I might switch to that, thanks.

Are you working on a loom plugin at the moment then?

> Basically yes. In practice, I notice that things are a bit more
> complicated when you take into account that you might have branches in
> your packaging, like we have with the bzr uploads to backports.org, or
> uploads to ubuntu. Not sure if we can expect any importer to figure this
> out automatically, though. In fact, I don't think so.

debian/changelog contains the version history, so you know whether one
version is a decendent of another. I'll think about trying to do this in
a later version.



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