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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: libcommons-lang-java packaging?
Date Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:34:46 GMT
Hello Emmanuel,

thank you for the comprehensive how-to on how to get involved. I'll have a
look as soon as possible.

Benedikt

2015-10-27 14:08 GMT+01:00 Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org>:

> Le 19/10/2015 21:36, Benedikt Ritter a écrit :
>
> > One thing I'd like to work on, is taking care that all Commons Components
> > can be build with Maven at the Debian project. So some pointers on how
> that
> > works would be really appreciated.
>
> Benedikt, Sergio,
>
> Thank you very much for offering your help. I've compiled a quick start
> guide to work on the Debian packages. Let me know if you have any
> question. You can also get some help on IRC (#debian-java on OFTC).
>
> For switching to Maven I recommend using the commons-math3 package as a
> reference (you can find more examples with "build-rdeps
> maven-debian-helper").
>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
> --------
>
> Part I - Install your development environment
>
> 1. Download the minimal ISO (netinst) for installing Debian:
>
>     http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-cd/
>
> 2. Install it (on a spare box, or in a virtual machine)
>
> 3. Upgrade to the testing distribution
>
>    Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and replace stable with testing
>    Run:
>        apt-get update
>        apt-get dist-upgrade
>
> 4. Upgrade to the unstable distribution (same procedure)
>
> 5. Install the development tools:
>
>     apt-get install build-essential svn-buildpackage git-buildpackage
> quilt default-jdk gnupg-agent topgit
>
> 6. Edit ~/.profile and add your name and your email:
>
>     export MAIL=johndoe@example.org
>     export DEBFULLNAME="John Doe"
>
> 7. Create or import a SSH key
>
> 8. Create the file ~/.quiltrc and add:
>
>     QUILT_PATCHES=debian/patches
>     QUILT_NO_DIFF_INDEX=1
>     QUILT_NO_DIFF_TIMESTAMPS=1
>     QUILT_REFRESH_ARGS="-p ab"
>
> 9. Create the file ~/.lintianrc and add:
>
>     color = always
>     pedantic = yes
>     display-experimental = yes
>     display-info = yes
>
> 10. Create the file ~/.devscripts and add:
>
>     DEBCHECKOUT_SOURCE=always
>
> 11. Create an account on http://alioth.debian.org, and upload your SSH
> public key there.
>
> 12. Join the Java Team on alioth:
> https://alioth.debian.org/project/request.php?group_id=30085
>
>
>
> Part II - Update a package
>
> 1. Checkout the package:
>
>    debcheckout --auth <packagename>
>
> 2. Install the build dependencies
>
>    sudo apt-get build-deps <packagename>
>
> 3. Modify the package
>
> 4. Update the debian/changelog file with:
>
>     dch --team
>
> 5. Rebuild the package:
>
>     debuild
>
> 6. Commit your changes (with svn commit or git commit, git push), one
> commit per modification preferably, instead of a one big commit.
>
> 7. When the package is ready, notify the debian-java list about the
> changes you made. A Debian Developer will review them and upload the
> package.
>
> 8. Celebrate your first package update! :)
>
>
>
> Tips and tricks
>
> - Finding a package containing a specific file:
>
>     apt-file find <filename>
>
> - Finding a package containing a Maven artifact:
>
>     apt-file find <artifactId> | grep pom
>
> - Inspecting the content of a .deb file:
>
>     dpkg -c foo.deb
>
> - Inspecting the metadata of a .deb file:
>
>     dpkg -I foo.deb
>
> - Displaying the reverse dependencies of a package:
>
>    build-rdeps <package>
>    apt-cache showpkg <package>
>
>
> Ressources
>
>  Quilt for Debian Maintainers
>  http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/howto/quilt.html
>
>  Using Quilt
>  http://wiki.debian.org/UsingQuilt
>
>  Maintainer Dashboard (pkg-java)
>
> http://udd.debian.org/dmd.cgi?email1=pkg-java-maintainers%40lists.alioth.debian.org
>
>  Guidelines for Packages Maintained on git.debian.org:/git/pkg-java
>  http://wiki.debian.org/Java/JavaGit
>
>
>


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