Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of AnatomyOfAPackage


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10/17/12 19:27:38 (9 years ago)
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jdreed
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    1111 * '''`debian/copyright`''':  A human-readable description of the copyright status of the package.   See [wiki:Copyright] for what to use in the Athena repository. 
    1212 * '''`debian/rules`''': The executable makefile used to build the binary package.  The information in the table above (along with the control file reference at the end of this document) should be sufficient to generate the files mentioned so far aside from debian/rules, so we will focus attention on that.  
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     14N.B. The control file can be generated from the control.in file with the following invocation, from within the package's root directory: 
     15`DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_DEBIAN_CONTROL=yes debian/rules debian/control` 
     16While that looks complicated, all it does is set a variable to 'yes', and then run `debian/rules` (remember, it's executable) with the argument: `debian/control`. 
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    1418== The `rules` file ==