[postgis-devel] PostGIS release

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Tue Jul 10 18:20:40 PDT 2007

OK doke then, it's in the svn bin, go back to rev 2652 to retrieve it.

On 10-Jul-07, at 6:15 PM, Stephen Frost wrote:

> * strk (strk at keybit.net) wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 04:46:19PM -0700, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>>> What's the story w/ extra/debian? Is it old and superannuated? I  
>>> don't
>>> want to take it out and then have someone run screaming to me  
>>> about it...
>> I added it as contributed by alex bodnaru.
>> Supposedly, it contains stuff to produce the .deb.
> It was there to produce a .deb, sure, but the packages for PostGIS in
> Debian aren't produces using it...  In general we discourage having  
> the
> debian dir in upstream source, it just makes for confusion since it's
> very common for there to be multiple Debian releases for one upstream
> release (for example, we've had 2 for 1.2.1 so far).
>> If debian guys have their own and refractions have other tools for  
>> producing .debs
>> there should be no problem dropping that dir.
> If refractions wants to build debs for PostGIS, I'd *strongly*  
> encourage
> using the Debian build system I wrote for it, and which is used for  
> the
> debs which go into Debian.  Honestly, I think it'd be better to either
> pull the debs which go into Debian down or to just link to the PostGIS
> package pages:
> stable: http://packages.debian.org/stable/misc/postgis
> unstable: http://packages.debian.org/unstable/misc/postgis
> 	Thanks,
> 		Stephen
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