On Di, Feb 08, 2011 at 14:13:37 (CET), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 01:41:15PM +0100, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
>>Am 07.02.2011 19:15, schrieb Reinhard Tartler:
>>> Oh, I'm sorry, it seems I've drifted into too much upstream work so
>>> that I overlook such important packaging changes. Help of course as
>>> always welcome.
>>
>>Never mind...
>>
>>> The only change from the upstream tarballs is the removal of the
>>> libdvdcss/ directory. The README.upstream-upgrade and README.source
>>> are out of date and need to be update.
>>
>> I have updated (and simplified) the documentation with regard to our
>> modifications to the upstream tarball. However, both
>> README.upstream-upgrade and get-orig-source.sh have ~rc3 hardcoded and
>> I am not quite sure (i.e. not involved enough and not going to change
>> this) what is the correct fix for this.
>
> Would it be ok for you guys to "infect" the mplayer packaging with CDBS?

TBH, I'd prefer if you didn't, at least not at this point.

I have a copy of the packaging in upstream's SVN for generating daily
builds: https://launchpad.net/~motumedia/+archive/mplayer-daily

This requires some slight adaptations to the packaging which I'm not
comfortable maintaining in CDBS.


> This particular issue wouldn't directly be solved by it, since CDBS do
> not yet support generating tarballs from upstream VCS.  But it would
> make it more obvious which parts are unusual - and even if not using the
> get-orig.source target the helper variables around it might still help
> streamline the custom get-orig-source.sh script.
>
> Also, in the longer term, Jérémy Lal (cc'ed this mail) is working on
> extending upstream-tarball.mk to generate tarballs from upstream VCS.

Cool, great to hear.

Any chance to get this work integrated in the devscripts package?

-- 
Gruesse/greetings,
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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