I renamed the output of the `dist' targer to
`mediawiki-mwxml2sql-0.0.2.tar.gz' by editing the Makefile. I also
fixed some typos. These patches are posted as:
Please let me know if they are acceptable.
On 5/28/13, Ariel T. Glenn <ariel(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
Στις 27-05-2013, ημέρα Δευ, και ώρα 21:00 -0400, ο/η
wp mirror έγραψε:
Some time ago, I generated a DEB package named
`mwxml2sql_0.0.2-1_amd64.deb'. It works very well, and was the source
of the patches that I submitted upstream. Now that I have learned
that you welcome such patches, it occurs to me that you might want the
DEB package as well. If so, then there are a number of things we
Your other DEB packages have names like:
For naming consistency, would you like the `mwxml2sql' package to be
renamed something like
Yes, that sounds like a reasonable naming scheme.
Debian policy requires that new packages first be announced with an
Intent-To-Package (ITP) bug report. Then a `Debian Developer' may or
may not step forward to sponsor the package for inclusion in a Debian
Do you have someone in-house, who is serving as a `Debian Maintainer'?
If so, could you introduce us?
One person on our team was already a member of the Debian project when
he came to us but he's not in charge of our packages there. From
looking at http://packages.debian.org/sid/mediawiki-extensions-base
seems we want to get in contact with Romain Beauxis or Thorsten Glaser
and see how to proceed.
All my systems are AMD64. Whereas `mwxml2sql' contains C language
programs, and whereas Debian is a binary distribution; a set of
`mwxml2sql' DEB packages should be prepared, one for each
architecture. Do you have a way of generating DEB packages for other
All I've got is amd64 as well. But it looks like Debian does this for
Hmm I really have no idea what will happen to some of these on a 32-bit
system, I should check that out in a vm sometime...