today's UEC report
kirkland at canonical.com
Sat Oct 3 19:10:46 BST 2009
On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 5:22 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at canonical.com> wrote:
> Good work on this, it looks good to me. Generally, I would hope to see more
> detail in the changelog regarding the bugs which were fixed, though I
> realize in this case that we don't have the data in all cases.
Yes, I'll dress up the changelog quite a bit before I upload to
Karmic. This was just a first pass, to resolve the conflicts and get
it building and available for testing. I grepped the bzr commit
history to build that list of bugs. I was planning on adding at least
1-2 lines per bug, explaining why/how these bugs are thought to be
> How did you go about creating the .orig.tar.gz?
> It looks like perhaps we should add a 'get-orig-source' rule to debian/rules
> so that bzr builddeb simply does the right thing.
Yes, we should add a get-orig-source. I would have done so, but I
wasn't sure my method was correct, though. I'm hoping Soren might
shed some light on that bit for us.
Since Eucalyptus didn't really "release" this random snapshot, I don't
think they really have an orig tarball.
So I just branched their tree at that revision, renamed the directory
to something sensible, rm -rf the .bzr and the debian directories, and
then tarred it up. I expect that might be a little messy. I hope
there's a better way of doing this. And upon agreeing upon that
better way, yes, we should add this to a get-orig-source.
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