Craig Miller cvmiller at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 22:43:19 UTC 2016

Thanks Robie,

Let me figure out how to create a .dsc file. I have been using 'dpkg -b' to
build the deb file.

Looks like I have a lot to learn in the next 4 days.

Thanks again for the help,


On Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 2:34 PM, Robie Basak <robie.basak at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi Craig,
> On Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 11:37:44AM -0800, Craig Miller wrote:
> > I'd be happy to upload a new deb file, but I am not sure where I do that.
> > As it would appear I don't have that permission on the launchpad page:
> > https://launchpad.net/expect-lite
> >
> > Or, if it quicker (to meet the Thursday deadline) to be sponsored, that
> > would be great as well.
> >
> > The Deb file is part of the sourceforge release:
> >
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/expect-lite/files/expect-lite/expect-lite_4.9.0/expect-lite_4.9.0-0ubuntu1_all.deb/download
> That's a binary package. What is needed is a source package (a .dsc and
> associated files). I'm sorry that I don't have the time to take you
> through this in more detail. Hopefully someone else can do that, or try
> on IRC in #ubuntu-motu on Freenode.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SponsorshipProcess describes the general
> process, though I fear that that page is quite out of date at the
> moment. For a new upstream release, what you need is to supply a .dsc
> and related files (usually an .orig.tar.gz and .debian.tar.gz), file a
> bug against expect-lite in Ubuntu, and subscribe ~ubuntu-sponsors.
> Robie
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