[Pkg-nagios-devel] Debian packages: removing deprecated dpatch
waja at cyconet.org
Wed Mar 7 11:34:17 UTC 2012
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
On 03/05/2012 05:39 PM, Jan Wagner wrote:
> thanks for taking time to looking into this 'issue'. Anyways ...
> most of the affected packages are taken care by Alexander Wirt and
> me and we are not very enthusiastic about droping dpatch and using
> packaging format 3.0. So maybe it have saved some of your lifetime
> to ask us in advance about this topic.
> On Sunday, 4. March 2012, jari.aalto at cante.net wrote:
>> The dpatch patch management system has been deprecated for some
>> time. The Lintian currently flags use of dpatch packages as an
>> error. The new 3.0 packaging format is an improved version which,
>> among other things, contains patch managemet quilt built-in.
>> The packages which are using old dpatch:
>> nagios-plugins nagios-snmp-plugins
>> I had some free time and I've removed dpatch and convert all
>> patches to the new package to format 3.0 quilt. The changes were
>> quite straight forward and don't much change the current style of
>> Please let me know how could I best help to upgrade the packages.
>> I have NMUs ready if you are working on other issues needing
> Do you have diffs anywhere online of can send me them? As we are
> keeping changes in scm and uploading NMU with such a big change may
> waste of our work. I'm looking into your changes and _may_ change
> my mind and integrate your work at one point.
did you send us the patch for nagios-plugins and I just missed it?
Never write mail to <waja at spamfalle.info>, you have been warned!
- -----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
GIT d-- s+: a C+++ UL++++ P+ L+++ E--- W+++ N+++ o++ K++ w--- O M V-
PS PE Y++
PGP++ t-- 5 X R tv- b+ DI D+ G++ e++ h---- r+++ y++++
- ------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Pkg-nagios-devel