[mythtv] Deb builds from SVN?

Jeremy Teale lists at thehunter.ws
Sat Feb 11 02:37:28 UTC 2006

Buzz wrote:
>> I think we should organize the people interested in svn myth 
>> and ask if we can perhaps place a debian directory into 
>> contrib. 
> Well, to summarise my experiences trying to get just 2 redhat RPM packaging
> additions (2 spec files) into the 'contrib' folder of myth:
> 1) all developers on and off list either thought it was an absolutely
> marvelous idea, or were in-different to it.  Most of them being the former,
> loved the idea.   Only Isaac, the project owner specifically dissented, and
> said (unoquivacly, and repeatedly) "packaging stuff doesn't belong in the
> upstream source", and he could not be swayed.      
> When pushed for an alternative he said: (and I quote him again):
>> Stick it on wiki.mythtv.org - apparently the site's ready to go live 
>> shortly, and will probably get the most visibility there (once the new 
>> wiki is linked from the main page).
> I suggest that you may like to put deb/packaging related stuff in here:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Developer_Documentation and/or
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Developer_Tools_and_Scripts
> Buzz.

What would be the proper structure for something like this? Is there a 
general consensus that the debs should be modularized or just 
mythplugins, myththemes, mythtv?

Jeremy Teale

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