On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Derek Parnell <ddparnell@...> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Aug 2010 21:38:56 +1000, Matt Lewis
> <matthewwalkerlewis@...> wrote:
>> Possibly also a windows source package (pre-translated).
> What do you mean by this? What would it contain exactly?
Basically something that someone could download and build without
having a working interpreter (i.e., just using OpenWatcom). This may
not be a big deal for windows, since people are used to getting
> BTW, I got a clean package by doing an SVN export to a new directory so I
> avoided the build artefacts and my own junk as well.
The debian package build process works in non-controlled directories.
It copies everything from the source tree, builds, and then installs
stuff into a chrooted area, which becomes the package. So basically,
it just needs to copy less, or possibly use a non-default build