[debian-mysql] Mysql 5.6 for experimental?
nicholas at periapt.co.uk
Thu Apr 12 21:43:01 UTC 2012
On 12/04/12 22:29, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Indeed, this is long overdue. I'd also like to revisit some of the
> maintainer scripts as they seem to be a source of problems for some users.
Yes maintainer scripts would be next on my list after debian/rules. I
experimented with user tags to pick those out.
>> I personally would add
>> 4.) Check that the debian/copyright is all good, DEP-5 and lintian clean.
> Note that I did an *exhaustive* rebuilding of the entire debian/copyright
> file when I first packaged 5.5. I have a patch for licensecheck2dep5 to
> make it build a copyright file more like the one that is there. I hope
> to get those into Debian at some point so we can use them to build dep5
> (or whatever its called now) copyright files automatically.
Yes I noticed it was in reasonable order. I do have some issues however.
1.) I mean to check #597861.
2.) lintian reports some issues with copyright
3.) we are on an old version of DEP-5. Upgrade is required as part of
Debian Perl policy 3.9.3.
4.) I feel the need to check whether the public domain bits are
> Until then, I hope to add some checking in debian/rules that will help
> us identify when licensecheck thinks there are any changes that we might
> need to make to debian/copyright. Seems like this would be a useful
> thing for all packages to have actually.
Yes this would be very good.
> The stuff I've done in Ubuntu has been really important stuff, like
> files that are missing and such.
> I'd like to get the package in sync for the next release. The only real
> intentional difference in Ubuntu is the upstart job and the -core packages
> which allow users to install mysqld or /usr/bin/mysql without having the
> full service configuration. I believe we can put conditional logic in
> the package to make the upstart job on part of the Ubuntu package until
> Debian supports upstart. Then I can start working primarily in Debian and
> just syncing to Ubuntu, which should be better for Debian and for Ubuntu.
I think this is best left to you.
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