Am Sonntag, den 25.04.2010, 19:00 +0200 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 06:44:19PM +0200, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> >Let's discuss a packaging policy for our team. My favorite would be dh7 
> >and dpkg-source 3.0 format. We shouldn't enforce the switch to 
> >dpkg-source 3.0 right now. Instead we should switch once the uploader 
> >thinks that the tools are ready for 3.0.
> >
> >Other opinions?
> 
> I agree to make source format switch optional for now.
> 
> But I propose to also make optional the choice of either CDBS or 
> short-form dh7.
> 
> If short-form dh7 becomes mandatory, I will leave the team.  This is not 
> meant as a thread (although the net result is somewhat the same), but 
> selfish lazyness: I use CDBS for all 100+ packages that I am involved in 
> maintaining officially for Debian.

Let's recommend dh7 and make it mandatory for new packages. We should
let the uploader decide, when it's the right time to switch from CDBS to
dh7.

I have some CDBS packages too and there is no reason for changing a
properly working debian/rules just because of the change.

-- 
Benjamin Drung
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com) | Debian Maintainer (www.debian.org)

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