Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of AnatomyOfAPackage


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10/17/12 16:54:06 (9 years ago)
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    55Within a package source, you'll find the `debian/` directory, which must contain the following files: 
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    7  * '''`debian/changelog`''': The Debian changelog for the package. The changelog is the authoritative source for the Debian version number of the package. It is typically installed to /usr/share/doc/package/changelog.Debian.gz. You can manage this with the dch command, or with Emacs' `change-log-mode`.  See [wiki:Changelog] for more information, including how version numbers are calculated in the Debathena repository. 
     7 * '''`debian/changelog`''': The Debian changelog for the package. The changelog is the authoritative source for the Debian version number of the package. It is typically installed to /usr/share/doc/package/changelog.Debian.gz.  Although it is a plain text file, it should be edited using Debian-specific tools such as `dch` or the Emacs mode `change-log-mode`.  See [wiki:Changelog] for more information, including how version numbers are calculated in the Debathena repository. 
    88 * '''`debian/compat`''': The debhelper compatability level of the package.  See CompatLevels for the correct value. 
    99 * '''`debian/control`''':  The Debian packaging system’s metadata for the package. A brief reference is available at the end of this document. Note that while this can be auto-updated with CDBS from control.in, it is essential that it exists.