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From Tim Kuijsten <i...@netsend.nl>
Subject Re: [ANN] Debian Packaging and PPA for Ubuntu
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:04:06 GMT
Op 14-01-12 23:08, Randall Leeds schreef:
> On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 11:22, Robert Newson<rnewson@apache.org>  wrote:
>> Randall,
>>
>> You could consider stealing some of my scripting around pbuilder in
>> order to build packages for squeeze, lucid, maverick, natty and
>> oneiric for both 32-bit and 64-bit servers in one go. It's also quite
>> possible to write a much better script. :)
>>
>> https://github.com/cloudant/packages/blob/master/debian/build
>
> Thanks. I've actually got sbuild with LVM snapshots set up. So I
> should be able to create a chroot snapshot for older distributions.
>
>>
>> B.
>>
>> On 14 January 2012 15:04, Tim Kuijsten<info@netsend.nl>  wrote:
>>> Very nice, just wanted to install on a new server but I see you don't
>>> support the latest LTS. Are you planning to build packages for 10.04?
>
> I think it'd be nice to support the latest LTS always. It doesn't look
> too hard. I'll see what I can do once I get more feedback that this
> package isn't terrible.
Great!

> Please, if anyone gets a chance to test the install let me know.
I'll be happy to give it a full test in 10.04.

Tim

>
> -Randall
>
>>>
>>> Op 13-01-12 21:54, Randall Leeds schreef:
>>>
>>>> I've uploaded a version of CouchDB 1.1.1 to my personal package archive
>>>> [1].
>>>>
>>>> I would appreciate for anyone to take some time to test this.
>>>> I plan to provide the same for 1.2 and other future releases.
>>>>
>>>> Relax. Using it is as simple as:
>>>> $ apt add-repository ppa:randall-leeds/couchdb
>>>> $ apt-get update
>>>> $ apt-get install couchdb
>>>>
>>>> I've combined previous packaging efforts from Debian and Ubuntu and
>>>> attempted to bring them into harmony[2] on my GitHub account using
>>>> git-dpm[3]. I would like to facilitate sharing packaging and keeping
>>>> CouchDB up to date on these and other .deb distributions and would
>>>> appreciate feedback from the downstream packagers on whether or not
>>>> I'm doing it right.
>>>>
>>>> Differences inherited from Debian:
>>>>    - Permissions on installed files are slightly more strict, being
>>>> entirely unreadable outside the couchdb user/group.
>>>>
>>>> Differences inherited from Ubuntu:
>>>>    - couchdb and couchdb-bin are split packages. The former is
>>>> architecture neutral.
>>>>
>>>> -Randall
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://launchpad.net/~randall-leeds/+archive/couchdb *
>>>> [2] https://github.com/tilgovi/couchdb/tree/debian and
>>>> https://github.com/tilgovi/couchdb/tree/ubuntu
>>>> [3] http://git-dpm.alioth.debian.org/
>>>>
>>>> * It is my full intention to faithfully produce a packaging of
>>>> original release tarballs. The paranoid may check that the original
>>>> source matches that of the official release. No changes outside
>>>> packaging will ever be included in this archive and I will only ever
>>>> upload packages for released versions of CouchDB. In short, help me
>>>> make sure this is a great way to keep an up-to-date CouchDB.

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