[Pkg-puppet-devel] puppetlabs-inifile ready

Stig Sandbeck Mathisen ssm at debian.org
Sun Sep 1 21:12:22 UTC 2013

On Sun, Sep 01, 2013 at 07:11:08PM +0200, Thomas Bechtold wrote:
> Hi,
> I created a git-repository for puppetlabs-inifile:
> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-puppet/puppet-module-puppetlabs-inifile.git;a=summary
> - prisitne-tar branch:I don't know howto create a pristine-tar branch
> after the usage of git-import-orig. @stig: can you create that branch,
> please?


To add a tarball to the pristine-tar branch, you can do the following:

$ uscan --download-current-version --verbose

$ pristine-tar commit ../puppet-module-puppetlabs-inifile_1.0.0.orig.tar.gz

$ git push origin pristine-tar

> Except the pristine-tar thing, I guess the package is ready for
> review and upload.

Good.  I'll upload it.  I have a few comments for later packaging and

You may want to add a section for the packaging (debian/*) in
debian/copyright, with a license for the packaging.  I usually use the
same license as the upstream work.  Not sure how strict the FTP-master
are about that.  I guess we'll find out. :)

Also, should we add a standardised

It could say something like:

 This package contains a module for use by puppet.  It is
 automatically added to the module load path of puppet's default
 environment, and should be ready for use.

 You can use "update-alternatives --config puppet-module-<modulename>"
 to configure which module should appear in the module path of the
 default puppet environment, in case multiple modules which provide
 the same name are installed.


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