[Pkg-samba-maint] r3343 - in trunk/cifs-utils: . debian debian/source
vorlon at debian.org
Mon Mar 1 21:21:33 UTC 2010
On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 09:55:39PM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > What are you planning to do with the smbfs binary package? We should
> > provide this as a transitional package depending on cifs-utils (and perhaps
> > put the smbmount, etc. symlinks in it); I think it makes sense for
> > cifs-utils to build that binary.
> > (In which case, we would want the cifs-utils package to inherit the epoch of
> > the samba package)
> My original idea was to provide the smbfs transitional package as part
> of samba. What would be the benefit of having it in cifs-utils?
Keeping the maintenance of the two related packages close together so that
there's never any doubt about them being out of sync; having it as a
reminder in the right place that we need to drop the transitional package
at a later date.
> > > + cross-platform file sharing with Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other
> > > + Unix systems.
> > > + .
> > > + This package provides utilities for mounting and unmounting CIFS
> > > + network file systems.
> > > + .
> > > + These programs were originally part of Samba (distributed in the
> > > + "smbfs" package), but have now been split off into a separate package.
> > I think this last paragraph should probably be dropped.
> I'll wait for the output of the review on debian-l10n-english before
> committing a fixed description (and get input from you, indeed)
Hmm, the output of that review doesn't seem to have been discussed here
before committing. I think the latest wording ("CIFS uses the SMB protocol")
is terrible and should be reverted (and discussed further). Will follow up
separately to the mail on this.
> > > Added: trunk/cifs-utils/debian/rules
> > > ===================================================================
> > > --- trunk/cifs-utils/debian/rules (rev 0)
> > > +++ trunk/cifs-utils/debian/rules 2010-03-01 07:47:11 UTC (rev 3343)
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,3 @@
> > > +#!/usr/bin/make -f
> > > +%:
> > > + dh $@
> > Hurray :)
> Yay. I loved that part. And this one, you can't find any mistake in
That's the beauty of dh 7, after all. :)
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