[Pkg-rust-maintainers] debcargo and dh-cargo ready for production use; sponsor request

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Sat Dec 24 07:08:13 UTC 2016

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 10:57:00PM +0000, Ximin Luo wrote:
> Josh Triplett:
> > I just tagged and pushed version 1 of dh-cargo
> > <https://anonscm.debian.org/git/pkg-rust/dh-cargo.git> and version 1.0.0
> > of debcargo <https://anonscm.debian.org/git/pkg-rust/debcargo.git>, and
> > published the latter to <https://crates.io/crates/debcargo>.  I've
> > addressed everything needed to use them in production, and I've locally
> > tested using them to package numerous crates.  Could a Debian Developer
> > in pkg-rust-maintainers please review and upload dh-cargo 1?
> > 
> (in case anyone didn't notice, Luca uploaded dh-cargo already)
> I'm looking at it now - can we please get some documentation for it? What does it *do*? A simple README.Debian, a few paragraphs, would be enough.
> "This package adds the ability for dh_auto_* to deal with Cargo crates. It (some specifics) (etc)"

I just pushed a commit to git that expands the package description with
that information.

> From the looks of the source code, there is no "--with cargo" nor any "dh_cargo" command at this time, right?

Correct; it provides a debhelper buildsystem, used with "--buildsystem

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