[Python-apps-team] Can you please help with packaging of mercurial and mercurial-common?
madhusudancs at gmail.com
Fri Dec 25 06:08:33 UTC 2009
On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
<dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2009/12/24 Madhusudan C.S <madhusudancs at gmail.com>:
> > Hello Python Application Packaging Team,
> > I am trying to port Mercurial and other Python packages to
> > Maemo, Nokia's mobile platform. Since Maemo is based on
> > Debian, I thought it will be good if I maintain the same
> > structure of packages on Maemo too. In Debian I see
> > mercurial is packaged into mercurial-common on which
> > mercurial package itself depends. Can you please help me
> > with packaging it in this way. What steps do I have to follow
> > to split the mercurial source into these 2 separate packages?
> > --
> > Thanks and regards,
> > Madhusudan.C.S
> > Blogs at: www.madhusudancs.info
> > My Online Identity: madhusudancs
> On your debian system do "apt-get source mercurial" then cd into the
> newly created directory, read everything in the debian/ dir to learn
> about debian packaging. A few things you would want to read up about
> are Debian Policy, man pages of debhelper and associate dh programs,
> CDBS html docs and recent updates to python-default policy. That's
> pretty much it.
> Also for questions about packaging #debian-mentors and
> debian-mentors at l.d.o can help a lot.
> Wiki pages on wiki.debian.org as well.
Thanks a lot for the response and explaining how to go about. I will
go through debian/ directory and the materials you have mentioned
> Good luck.
> With best regards
> Dmitrijs Ledkovs (for short Dima),
> Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич
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Thanks and regards,
Blogs at: www.madhusudancs.info
My Online Identity: madhusudancs
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