wanna be tweaker - Blender

Adam B cruxic at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 04:27:59 GMT 2009


Thank you Jonathan and Emilio!  That's exactly the help I needed.

On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 1:23 AM, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
<pochu27 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Jonathan Marsden wrote:
> > Adam B wrote:
> >
> >> How can I track down the current maintainer of the Blender package for
> intrepid?
> >>
> >> This page (http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/blender) merely says
> >> the maintainer is "Ubuntu MOTU Developers".
> >
> > apt-get source blender
> >
> > and then read the debian/changelog file to see who has been maintaining
> > this package most recently.
>
> You can do 'aptitude changelog blender' and save lots of bandwidth ;)
>
> >
> >> I'm interested in making a few tweaks to Blender.  If it works out I'd
> >> like to create an Ubuntu package identical to that which ships with
> >> Ubuntu (aside from my tweaks).
> >
> > Then you can just apt-get source blender as above, make your tweaks to
> > the package (including a dch -i to add a new changelog section
> > describing your changes) and rebuild the changed package yourself using
> > debuild :)
> >
> > See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/Complete for some more
> > details on Ubuntu packaging.  You do not need to contact the last
> > maintainer just to create a changed package for yourself and your
> friends.
>
> That's ok. And what you want to submit for consideration from the
> developers is
> a debdiff attached to a bugreport with the sponsors subscribed. See
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SponsorshipProcess
>
> Cheers,
> Emilio
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