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[Bug 6704] [review] Add /debian/ to MANIFEST

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Date: Thu Nov 17 2011 - 17:44:39 GMT

Darxus <> changed:

           What |Removed |Added
                 CC| |
            Summary|[review] Add /debian/ back |[review] Add /debian/ to
                   |to MANIFEST |MANIFEST

--- Comment #3 from Darxus <> 2011-11-17 17:44:39 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> Just to clarify, /debian/ was never in a previous release that I can find. It
> was added to support launchpad builds in trunk in Mid-May.

Oh, thanks. I thought it had been in the MANIFEST previously, but I confirmed
your right, it's not in previous releases.

(In reply to comment #2)
> Did you carefully re-read that thread before filing this bug?

Yes, a few times.

> Even the debian maintainer Noah Meyerhans was in favor of dropping it entirely,
> rather than getting it synced, since it won't help to keep it fresh in the
> future.

It'll help people who, for some reason, feel a need to install from a tarball
on a Debian based system.

> I won't even consider this, unless the debian maintainers are in favor of it.
> Other than that, there are quite a few -1 on distro specific stuff in the
> referenced thread.

Could you tell me your reason for objecting? Other than just other people's
opinions, which I'm not sure I agree with your interpretation of.

It's isolated in its own separate /debian/ directory, nice and tidy, and I'm
maintaining it. As far as I can tell there is no harm, and there can be some

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