[Pkg-nagios-devel] Modernizing icinga packaging

Markus Frosch lazyfrosch at debian.org
Tue Dec 20 08:33:21 UTC 2016

On 18.12.2016 17:15, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> In an effort to modernize the icinga packaging I've prepared a bunch of
> changes in the modern-packaging branch.
> Among others, the changes include:
>  * switch from dpatch to source format 3.0 (quilt)
>  * copyright-format 1.0
>  * debhelper compatibility level 9
>  * use dh sequencer in rules file
> Especially the use of dh sequencer is a bit of an invasive change. I've
> kept the custom rules mostly as-is, but did change the configure and
> build targets to the dh_auto_* commands. The clean target can most
> likely also be simplified by using dh_auto_clean and a subset of the
> custom commands.
> The switch to dh sequencer automatically enabled the test target for
> which the build dependencies were added.
> The package is not entirely lintian clean yet, but very close. Making it
> entirely lintian clean is still high on my wishlist.
> While it would be nice to get these changes into stretch, it's probably
> better to target these for buster since we're so close to the freeze
> leave not much time to get feedback from users in testing & unstable.
> Feedback on these changes and when to merge these into master is greatly
> appreciated.

Thank you for your work, much appreciated.

I've merged the branch and added a patch that:

* Fixes JQueryUI loading
* Replaces JQuery everywhere correctly

Pushed to master, and going to upload it soon.

Markus Frosch
markus at lazyfrosch.de / lazyfrosch at debian.org

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