[Distutils] bdist_deb in stdeb
greno at verizon.net
Mon Sep 28 16:53:26 CEST 2009
Andrew Straw wrote:
> Gerry Reno wrote:
>> Andrew Straw wrote:
>>> Gerry Reno wrote:
>>>> Then I'm ok then with having 'bdist_deb' be the name and using the
>>>> plugin approach.
>>>> Andrew, what do you think about this solution?
>>> It's already committed as of a couple days ago in the "old-stable"
>>> branch and I just merged it into the master branch.
>>> I'll release 0.3.1 (from the old-stable branch) and 0.4 (from the master
>>> branch) with this soon.
>> In reviewing the gerry-reno git branch and the old-stable branch I
>> don't see where there are any user-options declared in
>> stdeb/command/bdist_deb.py. Shouldn't the same user-options be there
>> as are in sdist_dsc.py? The 'bdist_deb' command usefulness would be
>> very limited without the ability to pass options to it and hence to
> What options do you want to pass to it? bdist_deb does very little other
> than call dpkg-buildpackage on the result of sdist_dsc.
> As far as how -- that's standard distutils. You should be able to follow
> the lead from the sdist_dsc command, for example.
Well, for starters, we need to be able to pass the option
'--ignore-single-version-externally-managed' and beyond that we need to
pass other options down to sdist_dsc, things like
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