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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: couchdb ppa - help needed
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 18:56:55 GMT

On May 21, 2013, at 20:54 , Randall Leeds <> wrote:

> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:57 AM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I was looking at the PPA from Randall which is the most up to date I
>> think (correct me if I'm wrong) and wanted to create a pseudo-official
>> one, at least one that we can give the link. I have have also 3 goals:
>> - having the stable version always available
>> - having a nightly build
>> - optionnaly having a beta branch for beta releases
>> (Any others ideas are welcome).
>> Anyway to do that I've create a couchdb team on launchpad:
>> Members are restricted. Since I knew the login of randall I added Him.
>> If others committers have a  login please let me know and I will add
>> it (contact me with your apache address). I will also add anyone that
>> could help to make this debian package happen especially if he come
>> with a patch ;) So please raise your hand!
>> Now apart these administrative details I wanted  to collect the
>> current efforts to not start from scratch. For now I have found the
>> following packages for debian:
>> For js:
>> (though the license of the package need to be clarified)
>> couchdb:
>> any other?
> I had been using git-buildpackage tools to maintain debian, upstream,
> and pristine-tar branches. I was doing this all from my local couchdb
> repo. I don't know whether or not it makes sense to push all this to
> apache git or not,

I’d say yes. If this gets in the way, we can always put it into a
separate repo. For now a subfolder like `./build` or so would do the
trick, I guess?


> but I would love to collaborate this way. I find
> the gbp (git buildpackage) tools to be pretty helpful now that I'm
> used to it.

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