On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 02:34:37AM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 02:09:50PM -1000, Joel Roth wrote: > >On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 09:46:20PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > >>As for your underlying question - how to start working on this > >>package, based on existing official packaging efforts, here's a > >>smart oneliner I just discovered to day, which generates a new > >>Git repository from all officially archived prior releases of a > >>package (i.e. relevant when the package was not previously > >>maintained in a VCS): > >> > >> git-import-dscs --debsnap --pristine-tar --sign-tags mma > > > >Hi Jonas, > > > >This works on my local machine. How would I go about > >creating the corresponding git repository corresponding > >to this? > > > > git+ssh://git.debian.org/git/pkg-multimedia/mma.git > > Since you address me explicitly: > > Sorry, I will not (at the moment, at least) take time to guide you > in detail on the basics of packaging and using Alioth. I am > involved in many exciting projects already, and I might help out > with your needs here too, but don't count on it.
> Please read http://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia - and especially > http://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia/DevelopPackaging - and if > you still need help then please do seek it more generally, both at > this list (without addressing me in particular) and at other parts > of the larger Debian community. Thank you. References, as above, are often sufficient guidance. I try to hit them first. In this case, I overlooked the link to that fine documentation. I will honor your request to avoid mentioning your name specifically, except where appropriate to the context. I, too, am excited about the quality of both the software and the packaging made available through the work of the DMT. Regards, Joel > Kind regards, > > - Jonas > > -- > * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt > * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ > > [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private > _______________________________________________ > pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list > email@example.com > http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers -- Joel Roth _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers