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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Switch debian/ubuntu packages format to quilt

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2013 02:12:51 -0600
> Tim, Michele,
> I noticed in Jessie was updated dpkg to version 0.17.5. This is a problem
> for
> the current package format in nightly-builds. See:
> The question is how to solve this problem in a relationship of the
> approaching
> release date of R14.0.0?
> The structure of the version that we now use in nigthly-builds and which
> is
> similarly used for SRU versions (here we already use ~preXXX instead of
> +rXXX), allows switch to quilt format. But to make such change in the
> nightly-builds at this time? Or suspend building Jessie packages for this
> time? Or in Jessie images on build-farm hold the previous version of dpkg
> for
> this time?
> Note: As I mentioned in my script to prepare the source deb package I
> already
> use quilt format, so as soon as I'll begin prepare packages for R14.0.1,
> the
> problem with Jessie will be resolved for SRU. And it will be a better time
> to
> edit the script for nightly-builds packages.
> What are your suggestions?
> Slavek

What exactly is required to switch to quilt format?  Is this a simple
change to the dpkg-buildpackage call or something more complex?