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

Philipp Hug philipp at hug.cx
Wed Nov 24 16:04:41 CET 2004

yes, that would be nice

Philipp Reisner wrote:

>>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"
>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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