[dsc] dsc now in Debian

Andrew Ruthven andrew.ruthven at catalyst.net.nz
Mon Apr 11 10:09:48 UTC 2011

Hi Marc,

Excellent, good to hear you it all nicely packaged up and submitted.  I
look forward to switching from my packaging to the Debian proper


On Mon, 2011-04-11 at 09:51 +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> Hi,
> just a heads-up: After too long time, dsc has recently been accepted
> to Debian/GNU Linux and will hopefully be part of Debian wheezy.
> The Debian package is maintained by Sebastian Laubscher and me. We are
> using Alioth, Debian's FusionForge instance, and have the packaging
> under version control in git.
> A few links to Debian resources:
> Alioth Project Page: https://alioth.debian.org/projects/dsc/
> Git: git clone https://alioth.debian.org/anonscm/git/dsc/dsc.git
> Bugs:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?repeatmerged=no&src=dsc-statistics
> Package Tracking System:
> http://packages.qa.debian.org/d/dsc-statistics.html
> Open Maintainer Mailing List:
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/dsc-maintainers
> (dsc-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org)
> We had to make some patches to the build process to make it better
> behaved in the packaging enviroment. Back in October 2010, I had
> presented these patches on this list, and you can of course see them
> in our git. If you want me to, I can provide them in a format suitable
> for inclusion into the upstrem dsc sources, but I think that they
> should be reviewed before by somebody who is more familiar with the
> actual build process and the tools being used.
> Greetings
> Marc

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