[diffoscope] 02/02: CONTRIBUTING: explain what to look out for when uploading diffoscope
holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Aug 14 14:56:03 CEST 2016
This is an automated email from the git hooks/post-receive script.
holger pushed a commit to branch master
in repository diffoscope.
Author: Holger Levsen <holger at layer-acht.org>
Date: Sun Aug 14 14:55:57 2016 +0200
CONTRIBUTING: explain what to look out for when uploading diffoscope
CONTRIBUTING | 10 ++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
diff --git a/CONTRIBUTING b/CONTRIBUTING
index 042feba..2171cbc 100644
@@ -26,4 +26,14 @@ One possible workflow:
+=== Uploading the package
+When uploading diffoscope to the Debian archive, please take extra care to
+make sure the uploaded source package is correct, that is it includes the
+files tests/data/test(1|2).(a|o) which in some cases are removed by dpkg-dev
+when building the package. See https://bugs.debian.org/834315 for an example
+ftbfs bug caused by this and see https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=735377#44
+and followups to learn how this happened and how to prevent it.
// vim: set filetype=asciidoc:
Alioth's /usr/local/bin/git-commit-notice on /srv/git.debian.org/git/reproducible/diffoscope.git
More information about the diffoscope