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16 years agosome changes to bpp-debian-control from Sebastian Rittau
aph [Sun, 23 Feb 2003 17:58:20 +0000 (17:58 +0000)]
some changes to bpp-debian-control from Sebastian Rittau

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16 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Sun, 23 Feb 2003 08:53:48 +0000 (08:53 +0000)]
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16 years agorework "Best practices for debian/control" based on contributions from
aph [Sun, 23 Feb 2003 08:49:06 +0000 (08:49 +0000)]
rework "Best practices for debian/control" based on contributions from
Colin Walters, Branden Robinson, and discussions on bugs 139957 and
108416

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16 years agoanother typo fix and a clarification of my sentence
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 22:16:10 +0000 (22:16 +0000)]
another typo fix and a clarification of my sentence

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16 years agoremoved the extra copy of life, universe and everything ;) and tidied up another...
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 22:12:16 +0000 (22:12 +0000)]
removed the extra copy of life, universe and everything ;) and tidied up another paragraph

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16 years agoSec bpp-archindepdata: editorial changes
aph [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 21:05:13 +0000 (21:05 +0000)]
Sec bpp-archindepdata: editorial changes

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16 years agobpp-archindepdata: eliminate leading space, no change in content at all
aph [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:59:51 +0000 (20:59 +0000)]
bpp-archindepdata: eliminate leading space, no change in content at all

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16 years agomove bpp-debian-changelog to be right after bpp-debian-control section
aph [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:57:22 +0000 (20:57 +0000)]
move bpp-debian-changelog to be right after bpp-debian-control section

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16 years agoproper escaping of single quotes in the pkg description/TOC requires
aph [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:54:02 +0000 (20:54 +0000)]
proper escaping of single quotes in the pkg description/TOC requires
newest debhelper

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16 years agos|bugs.debian.org|&bugs-host;|
aph [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:51:20 +0000 (20:51 +0000)]
s|bugs.debian.org|&bugs-host;|
s|<email>control@bugs.debian.org</email>|&email-bts-control;|

<sect1>When bugs are closed by new uploads -- minor editorial changes

<sect>Best practices for debian/changelog -- substantial editing,
although mostly editorial, few content changes

in "Tools", debdiff and dpkg-depcheck link to their package, devscripts

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16 years agotidied up the db.d.o stuff
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 19:15:33 +0000 (19:15 +0000)]
tidied up the db.d.o stuff

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16 years agotidied up the vacation section
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 18:54:47 +0000 (18:54 +0000)]
tidied up the vacation section

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16 years agorephrased and expanded the voting section a little bit
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 18:36:31 +0000 (18:36 +0000)]
rephrased and expanded the voting section a little bit

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16 years agomoved the remaining sections that aren't just about uploads up one level
joy [Sat, 22 Feb 2003 18:14:49 +0000 (18:14 +0000)]
moved the remaining sections that aren't just about uploads up one level

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16 years agodpkg-parsechangelog is noisy when you make a syntax error, but we don't need that...
joy [Wed, 19 Feb 2003 10:50:30 +0000 (10:50 +0000)]
dpkg-parsechangelog is noisy when you make a syntax error, but we don't need that noisiness here

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16 years agoplug bpp-debian-changelog a little bit
joy [Wed, 19 Feb 2003 10:48:31 +0000 (10:48 +0000)]
plug bpp-debian-changelog a little bit

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16 years agominor typographical changes
aph [Sun, 16 Feb 2003 01:48:32 +0000 (01:48 +0000)]
minor typographical changes

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16 years agoadded a link to the policy, and explained the current practice in the synopsis sectio...
joy [Sat, 15 Feb 2003 12:03:51 +0000 (12:03 +0000)]
added a link to the policy, and explained the current practice in the synopsis section. this is a compromise as it doesn't expressly conflict with Manoj's or jaq's POV :) closes: #174161

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16 years agodebdiff and dpkg-depcheck, closes: #172897
joy [Sat, 15 Feb 2003 11:29:49 +0000 (11:29 +0000)]
debdiff and dpkg-depcheck, closes: #172897

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16 years agobetter phrased
joy [Fri, 14 Feb 2003 15:02:58 +0000 (15:02 +0000)]
better phrased

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16 years agoadded best practices for debian/changelog, based on a patch from Daniel Kobras, close...
joy [Fri, 14 Feb 2003 14:52:49 +0000 (14:52 +0000)]
added best practices for debian/changelog, based on a patch from Daniel Kobras, closes: #166388

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16 years agoanother sentence to clarify it further
joy [Fri, 14 Feb 2003 10:40:31 +0000 (10:40 +0000)]
another sentence to clarify it further

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16 years agoadded a section describing how to handle large amounts of architecture-independent...
joy [Wed, 12 Feb 2003 14:42:51 +0000 (14:42 +0000)]
added a section describing how to handle large amounts of architecture-independent data bundled with programs

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16 years agouse of tocsubstvars, minor cosmetics and notes
aph [Mon, 27 Jan 2003 20:21:23 +0000 (20:21 +0000)]
use of tocsubstvars, minor cosmetics and notes

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16 years agorecent changes
aph [Mon, 27 Jan 2003 19:45:18 +0000 (19:45 +0000)]
recent changes

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16 years agoscript to make the manual TOC into a substvar for debian/control
aph [Mon, 27 Jan 2003 19:41:40 +0000 (19:41 +0000)]
script to make the manual TOC into a substvar for debian/control
description use

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16 years ago:)
joy [Sun, 26 Jan 2003 11:01:48 +0000 (11:01 +0000)]
:)

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16 years agomultiple packages, use the english TOC for all until we can use UTF8
aph [Sun, 26 Jan 2003 09:19:12 +0000 (09:19 +0000)]
multiple packages, use the english TOC for all until we can use UTF8
data here

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16 years agotop-level makefile deletes target on error
aph [Sun, 26 Jan 2003 09:18:29 +0000 (09:18 +0000)]
top-level makefile deletes target on error

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16 years agoconvert to debhelper (compat mode 4); maintainer scripts no longer
aph [Sun, 26 Jan 2003 09:16:40 +0000 (09:16 +0000)]
convert to debhelper (compat mode 4); maintainer scripts no longer
needed

split -ja and -fr versions out into separate packages

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16 years agoremoving old tags from translations. hope it isn't a major screwup for .ja
joy [Thu, 23 Jan 2003 01:16:22 +0000 (01:16 +0000)]
removing old tags from translations. hope it isn't a major screwup for .ja

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16 years agofile-bts-mailing (server-request) doesn't really provide more information on override...
joy [Thu, 23 Jan 2003 01:13:42 +0000 (01:13 +0000)]
file-bts-mailing (server-request) doesn't really provide more information on override files, and file-bts-info (Developer) now has a maintincorrect anchor in it, so use that

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16 years agooh, look, i fixed that.
joy [Thu, 23 Jan 2003 01:04:05 +0000 (01:04 +0000)]
oh, look, i fixed that.

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16 years agoupdate
joy [Thu, 23 Jan 2003 01:02:37 +0000 (01:02 +0000)]
update

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16 years agothe ordering of sections and their content in the packages chapter was SNAFU; this...
joy [Thu, 23 Jan 2003 00:59:53 +0000 (00:59 +0000)]
the ordering of sections and their content in the packages chapter was SNAFU; this should fix most of that. (note to translators: the bottom, larger part of this diff is because of moving sections around, no content changes)

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16 years agoalleviating some of the confusion with sections and subsections, prompted by Florian...
joy [Wed, 22 Jan 2003 22:42:27 +0000 (22:42 +0000)]
alleviating some of the confusion with sections and subsections, prompted by Florian Hinzmann's mail on -policy; fixing some weird sections (the package uploads chapter needs more work...)

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16 years agoa better explanation for the which(1) situation
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 22:17:07 +0000 (22:17 +0000)]
a better explanation for the which(1) situation

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16 years agoirc alias was updated to freenode; mention oftc
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 22:09:53 +0000 (22:09 +0000)]
irc alias was updated to freenode; mention oftc

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16 years agoslightly rearranged the db.d.o section
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 22:05:39 +0000 (22:05 +0000)]
slightly rearranged the db.d.o section

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16 years agohmm, www.d.o wasn't in the entity
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 21:44:29 +0000 (21:44 +0000)]
hmm, www.d.o wasn't in the entity

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16 years agodescribe/plug the testing web page better
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 21:42:11 +0000 (21:42 +0000)]
describe/plug the testing web page better

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16 years agosplit translations into different doc-base files
joy [Sun, 19 Jan 2003 20:57:41 +0000 (20:57 +0000)]
split translations into different doc-base files

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16 years ago- Updated the PTS doc with the "ddtp" keyword.
hertzog [Sat, 18 Jan 2003 16:25:22 +0000 (16:25 +0000)]
- Updated the PTS doc with the "ddtp" keyword.

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16 years agooops
joy [Thu, 2 Jan 2003 17:55:11 +0000 (17:55 +0000)]
oops

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16 years agoupdated sect1 multiple-patches to have a better title/introduction and to mention...
joy [Thu, 2 Jan 2003 13:26:13 +0000 (13:26 +0000)]
updated sect1 multiple-patches to have a better title/introduction and to mention dpatch (prompted by Joerg Jaspert)

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16 years agocommented out changes only: remove todo items
aph [Thu, 2 Jan 2003 09:21:40 +0000 (09:21 +0000)]
commented out changes only: remove todo items

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16 years agoupdate copyright year
aph [Thu, 2 Jan 2003 09:10:32 +0000 (09:10 +0000)]
update copyright year

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16 years agoUpdate french version to latest version.
fbothamy [Wed, 1 Jan 2003 23:57:25 +0000 (23:57 +0000)]
Update french version to latest version.

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16 years agoSynchronize with 1.153 and proofread by P. Batailler.
fbothamy [Wed, 1 Jan 2003 23:54:47 +0000 (23:54 +0000)]
Synchronize with 1.153 and proofread by P. Batailler.

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16 years agonoted that debian-devel (not -private! boo!) can be contacted to ask about a missing...
joy [Sat, 21 Dec 2002 19:03:42 +0000 (19:03 +0000)]
noted that debian-devel (not -private! boo!) can be contacted to ask about a missing maintainer; rephrased the stuff about conflicts and mentioned the ways of resolving such issues

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16 years agoreplaced the mia-qa section with what Martin Michlmayr wrote, plus proofreading by...
joy [Sat, 21 Dec 2002 18:53:34 +0000 (18:53 +0000)]
replaced the mia-qa section with what Martin Michlmayr wrote, plus proofreading by myself

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16 years agomoved the contacting maintainers section above the one about being unable to contact...
joy [Sat, 21 Dec 2002 18:36:28 +0000 (18:36 +0000)]
moved the contacting maintainers section above the one about being unable to contact maintainers (mmmh, logic)

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16 years agoreplaced ASCII with plain text, since not all plain text is ASCII
joy [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 20:08:50 +0000 (20:08 +0000)]
replaced ASCII with plain text, since not all plain text is ASCII

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16 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:47:07 +0000 (18:47 +0000)]
update for next release

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16 years agoprepare 3.2.2
aph [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:45:44 +0000 (18:45 +0000)]
prepare 3.2.2

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16 years agoSec "Upstream home page": some revisions based on discussion on policy
aph [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:44:37 +0000 (18:44 +0000)]
Sec "Upstream home page": some revisions based on discussion on policy
list

Sec "Documentation" added under Sec "Common packaging situations" for
best practices for documentation

Add tools entries for autotools-dev, dpkg-repack, alien, debsums; new
Sec "Documentation and information", add entries there for debview,
debiandoc-sgml, debian-keyring; we believe this manual now covers all
of the established, general Debian maintainer tool packages

spell-checking pass

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16 years agoship README-contrib and TODO in the doc dir
aph [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:42:28 +0000 (18:42 +0000)]
ship README-contrib and TODO in the doc dir

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16 years agoremove some todo items which are done
aph [Thu, 12 Dec 2002 18:41:08 +0000 (18:41 +0000)]
remove some todo items which are done

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16 years agoPolicy compliance checked and updated to 3.5.8, no changes needed
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 19:26:08 +0000 (19:26 +0000)]
Policy compliance checked and updated to 3.5.8, no changes needed

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16 years agoupdate
joy [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 13:14:39 +0000 (13:14 +0000)]
update

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16 years agomerged url-debian-mirror{s,ing}, the ftplist page is deprecated and the mirror page...
joy [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 13:09:36 +0000 (13:09 +0000)]
merged url-debian-mirror{s,ing}, the ftplist page is deprecated and the mirror page lists all

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16 years agoslightly rewrote the mirrors section and moved it below the description of the archiv...
joy [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 13:08:07 +0000 (13:08 +0000)]
slightly rewrote the mirrors section and moved it below the description of the archive (seems more logical)

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16 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 08:05:15 +0000 (08:05 +0000)]
update for next release

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16 years agoprepare 3.2.1
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 08:04:05 +0000 (08:04 +0000)]
prepare 3.2.1

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16 years agouse the debiandoc2* tools for PS and PDF generation
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 08:00:16 +0000 (08:00 +0000)]
use the debiandoc2* tools for PS and PDF generation

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16 years agostop shipping SGML source, what's the point, this is a binary pkg, the
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 07:23:44 +0000 (07:23 +0000)]
stop shipping SGML source, what's the point, this is a binary pkg, the
SGML doesn't have the proper build depends, you can't build it in
those dirs anyway -- much better to do 'apt-get source developers-reference'

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16 years agoeliminate the ByHand stuff, I'm pretty sure it's not needed now with
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 07:16:25 +0000 (07:16 +0000)]
eliminate the ByHand stuff, I'm pretty sure it's not needed now with
the DDP builder process, or if it is needed, it's a probably that can
be fixed by DDP folks

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16 years ago - Sec "Best practices for debian/control" added, Sec "Writing useful
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 07:15:41 +0000 (07:15 +0000)]
- Sec "Best practices for debian/control" added, Sec "Writing useful
      descriptions" moved under there
    - Sec "Upstream home page" added in debian/control section
    - Sec "Miscellaneous advice" empty, removed
    - Sec "Overview of maintainer tools": tools now categorized into
      subgroups; do cross-linking from this section into other parts of
      the document where these tools are discussed
    - Sec "Overview of maintainer tools": add entries for sbuild,
      build-essential, linda; improved entries for pbuilder, devscripts
    - Sec "Tools for porters" renamed and readapted to "Porting
      infrastructure and automation"; move tool discussion down to the
      appendix; improve Sec "buildd" a bit
    - README-contrib added giving information for authors, contributors,
      and translators

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16 years agoreadme for contributores, including translators
aph [Mon, 9 Dec 2002 07:08:16 +0000 (07:08 +0000)]
readme for contributores, including translators

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16 years agoInternationalized documentation had the wrong sectional capitalization
aph [Sun, 8 Dec 2002 22:54:24 +0000 (22:54 +0000)]
Internationalized documentation had the wrong sectional capitalization

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16 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 07:28:43 +0000 (07:28 +0000)]
update for next release

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16 years agoall my recent changes, and call it version 3.2
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 07:27:53 +0000 (07:27 +0000)]
all my recent changes, and call it version 3.2

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16 years agoSec "Best practices for maintainer scripts" added, special credit here
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 07:26:22 +0000 (07:26 +0000)]
Sec "Best practices for maintainer scripts" added, special credit here
to Charles Briscoe-Smith for work dating back to 1998; include a POSIX
shell snippet showing how to check if a command is the PATH, closes:
#150384

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16 years agovalidation suffix rule now requires version.ent
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:53:30 +0000 (06:53 +0000)]
validation suffix rule now requires version.ent

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16 years agoremove debget from tools section, add notes on more tools to document
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:49:33 +0000 (06:49 +0000)]
remove debget from tools section, add notes on more tools to document

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16 years agodon't use 'command -v', it's not POSIX, hardcode /usr/sbin/install-docs
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:35:50 +0000 (06:35 +0000)]
don't use 'command -v', it's not POSIX, hardcode /usr/sbin/install-docs

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16 years agowhy even have a case stmt -- strip it down more
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:34:47 +0000 (06:34 +0000)]
why even have a case stmt -- strip it down more

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16 years agoproduce md5sums file; break out a 'test' target
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:26:40 +0000 (06:26 +0000)]
produce md5sums file; break out a 'test' target

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16 years agomove configure stuff under configure case; don't make usr/doc symlink
aph [Sat, 7 Dec 2002 06:21:51 +0000 (06:21 +0000)]
move configure stuff under configure case; don't make usr/doc symlink

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16 years ago- Sec "Common situations" renamed to "Common packaging situations"
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 20:45:59 +0000 (20:45 +0000)]
- Sec "Common situations" renamed to "Common packaging situations"
- Sec "Other specific packages" renamed to "Specific types of
  packages", add info for SGML/XML and Lisp packages
- Sec "Writing useful descriptions" heavily edited

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16 years agodamn cvs keywords, inhibit
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:22:54 +0000 (10:22 +0000)]
damn cvs keywords, inhibit

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16 years ago- Ch "Packaging Practices" rewritten intro
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:10:06 +0000 (10:10 +0000)]
- Ch "Packaging Practices" rewritten intro
- Sec "Packaging tools and common cases" renamed to "Best Practices
  for debian/rules", and write an intro
- Sec "Helper scripts" in practices section rewritten, giving
  arguments for and against debhelper, mostly for :)
- Sec "Package with multiple patches" renamed to "Patching source
  versus patching at build time" and rewritten
- Sec "Multiple binary packages" rewritten
- Sec "Handling debconf translations" moved under an
  "Internationalization" section, and some edits
- Sec "Internationalized Documentation" added under Sec
  "Internationalization"
- Sec "Specific packaging practices" renamed to "Common Situations"
- Sec "Packages using autoconf/automake" rewritten
- Sec "Configuration management" moved forward in practices chapter

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16 years agoretab, no content changes
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:00:59 +0000 (10:00 +0000)]
retab, no content changes

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16 years agoadapt script to local context, strip out useless -V option too
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 09:59:51 +0000 (09:59 +0000)]
adapt script to local context, strip out useless -V option too

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16 years agodoc-check reference for best-practices, doc translations
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 09:56:32 +0000 (09:56 +0000)]
doc-check reference for best-practices, doc translations

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16 years agoexpand the doc-base abstract and authors
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 09:50:24 +0000 (09:50 +0000)]
expand the doc-base abstract and authors

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16 years agotranslation status checking tool, based on documentation/doc-check
aph [Fri, 6 Dec 2002 09:49:33 +0000 (09:49 +0000)]
translation status checking tool, based on documentation/doc-check
from boot-floppies source, rev 1.12

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16 years agofix typo, closes: #171781
aph [Thu, 5 Dec 2002 23:21:14 +0000 (23:21 +0000)]
fix typo, closes: #171781

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16 years agotypo fix, thanks Alfie Costa
aph [Thu, 5 Dec 2002 21:19:55 +0000 (21:19 +0000)]
typo fix, thanks Alfie Costa

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16 years agoupdate
joy [Tue, 3 Dec 2002 16:36:52 +0000 (16:36 +0000)]
update

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16 years agoadded spaces between &copy; and the first year (wonder if that was intentional?)...
joy [Tue, 3 Dec 2002 16:30:47 +0000 (16:30 +0000)]
added spaces between &copy; and the first year (wonder if that was intentional?); merged a bit misplaced lintian-reports section within the lintian section and adjusted links; added the missing description of dh-make and adjusted links

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16 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 02:17:31 +0000 (02:17 +0000)]
update for next release

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16 years agoprepare 3.1.2
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 02:16:33 +0000 (02:16 +0000)]
prepare 3.1.2

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16 years agoSec "Handling debconf translations", updates from Martin Quinson
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 02:14:44 +0000 (02:14 +0000)]
Sec "Handling debconf translations", updates from Martin Quinson
for po-debconf with minimal editorial changes, closes: #169007

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16 years agodoc-base file includes French and Japanese files
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 00:40:59 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
doc-base file includes French and Japanese files

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16 years agodebsign invocation was slightly wrong, closes: #170523
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 00:40:24 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
debsign invocation was slightly wrong, closes: #170523

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16 years agoupdated PUBLISHDIR
joy [Mon, 18 Nov 2002 19:53:37 +0000 (19:53 +0000)]
updated PUBLISHDIR

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17 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Wed, 13 Nov 2002 04:23:00 +0000 (04:23 +0000)]
update for next release

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17 years agofinalize version 3.1.1
aph [Wed, 13 Nov 2002 04:18:40 +0000 (04:18 +0000)]
finalize version 3.1.1

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17 years agofix some bad URLs, notably the testing FAQ -- checkbot reports all is well now
aph [Mon, 11 Nov 2002 20:38:44 +0000 (20:38 +0000)]
fix some bad URLs, notably the testing FAQ -- checkbot reports all is well now

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