[Drbd-dev] Re: 0.7.6 release tomorrow...

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Nov 24 15:18:54 CET 2004

> sounds easier than it is: according to debian policy the upstream source
> tgz must not be modified when uploaded to debian, instead a diff.gz is
> upload that contains the diffs between upstream and debian release + it
> normally contains the debian directory.
> its not possible for the debian packager to remove files from the
> original tgz not even in the diffs. you could call this a bug in the
> dpkg-buildpackage tool but that's the way it is now.
> 2nd: if an upstream package already contains a debian directory is
> called a "native-debian" package and the version number should be e.g.
> 0.7.6 (without -debianversion). but the problem here would be, that the
> drbd release must be the version that goes into debian.org and that's
> not the case here...
> so I think that removing ./debian at least from the release tarball
> would be a good idea... maybe we could add a "make releasetarball"
> target...

Ok... So ./debian stays in SVN but will be removed from the release-
tarball. Ok. 
Do you want to have it this way even with 0.7.6 ?

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