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Re: [Bug 6704] [review] Add /debian/ to MANIFEST

From: Kevin A. McGrail <KMcGrail_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Nov 22 2011 - 20:53:23 GMT
To: darxus@chaosreigns.com

On 11/22/2011 3:12 PM, darxus@chaosreigns.com wrote:
> On 11/22, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
>> What about moving /debian to contrib so there is no misunderstanding
>> it's not an officially maintained part of SA?
> I object, as Dan McDonald did last time you asked. Debian package building
> only works with the directory where it currently is.
>
> Why not call it an officially maintained part of SA until someone reports a
> problem with it that doesn't get fixed in a timely fashion, and then
> delete it?
>
> I obviously really don't understand that concern.
>
> (I'm not sure why this response didn't happen in bugzilla; for my part,
> feel free to take it back there.)
I was discussing on dev to get more input and to avoid voting -1.

I'm fine leaving it in trunk for debian and launchpad. As for including
it in a release, I'm in the court of moving away from including
distribution specific materials. If it could be put in a contrib dir,
I'd be +1. Without that, at best, I'm a 0.

regards,
KAM