[zeromq-dev] Debian package / small manpage issue
busserpeter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 21:54:40 CET 2010
What you say makes perfect sense. I think it is sensible of the Debian
people to work more closely with upstream people.
I suggest to do the following:
mv packages/debian .
And then commit this change.
> Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com>:
>> Hm. Adrian, Peter, feel free to discuss this. If required we can add a
>> root directory to the git repo. It'll contain current root and packaging
> As stated above, I started working off the tarball and haven't looked at
> what you are doing. I think I'll continue in this mode for now,
> incorporating Peter's work where I was missing stuff, until I get to a state
> where I can upload a first package. Since openpgm isn't in Debian yet,
> eitther, this will probably take some time.
I don't understand what good it will do to waste time and energy by
reinventing the wheel instead of improving what is already there.
The current packages/debian builds the following packages:
So it is does not only build Lisp packages, it also builds the C/C++
stuff (which is also used by the Lisp FFI). If you look at the Python
and Ruby packages, you'll see that they only contain a man page. So
that needs to be fixed. And Java support should be added. Other than
that, I don't see how you can improve much on that.
The lintian messages are easily fixed.
And openpgm is included in the ZeroMQ source tarball, it is located
> The second step is to [finally] learn git and work on merging my packaging
> stuff back if you'll have it.
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