[Mailman-Developers] Debian packaging information
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 3 Jan 2001 01:19:01 -0500
>>>>> "MT" == Mark Tearle <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
MT> Does it need to be? Probably not, the Debian packaging system
MT> copes with upstream versions of programs.
MT> Does it help? Yes, one canonical source for the packaging
MT> information and is more likely to track the latest version. A
MT> example would be a lot of the GNOME programs that have the
MT> packaging files in their CVS trees.
MT> The reason I asked is that I was wanting to install the latest
MT> CVS version of mailman on my system when I was hacking on it
MT> the other day and have my machine end up suffering a bad case
MT> of /usr/local-itis.
I've got no objections to including the appropriate packaging
information, say in the misc/ directory. I won't maintain it, but if
it's contributed and properly FSF assigned, I'll include it in the
source distro (same for RPM or any other useful package manager config