[ubuntu-uk] Issues packaging software

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 07:35:01 UTC 2015

On 28 April 2015 at 08:22, Gareth France <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk> wrote:
> If it were clear how to do this then I would most certainly have done so. In
> practice I may have or I may have not. I have followed as much of the
> process as makes sense.

Please don't top post, thanks.

Are you saying you do not know how to test that the package installs
and runs on a clean install?


> On 28/04/15 08:19, Alan Pope wrote:
>> The idea is that you test the package yourself before submission rather
>> than use the publishing process for support and QA.
>> Have you successfully built a Debian package from your config and
>> installed it on a clean machine or VM. You should do that and confirm
>> that the files deployed go in the right place and the package follows
>> the packaging guidelines before uploading it.
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