[DRE-maint] libopenid-ruby providing libmac-ruby ?

Paul van Tilburg paulvt at debian.org
Wed May 30 18:24:31 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 29, 2007 at 04:51:10PM -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> libopenid-ruby's first upload (thanks to paulvt :)) was reject because
> the debian/copyright file was missing copyright information for some
> files under lib/. I went to check and found that the files lib/hmac*.rb
> are from ruby-hmac: http://deisui.org/~ueno/ruby/hmac.html.
> The Right Thing would be to package ruby-hmac, but while there is no
> interest on doing that, would it be nice/correct to just add a
> "Provides: libhmac-ruby" to libopenid-ruby?

If upstream has just copied that source from another project, then
we should package it separately indeed.
I agree that what you propose is a nice temporary solution.

> Another thing: the new uploaded package must keep the debian revision
> number (so dput nows it has to send the orig tarball together with the
> upload), right?

Right.  Well, one can build a x.y.z-2 pkg with -vx.y.z-1 -sa
and then you'll have the same.

Do you want me to upload it now?


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