[Xcb] Bug#751981: Bug#751981: libxcb-doc: manpages not installed

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Sun Feb 22 10:50:43 PST 2015

On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 11:24:20AM +0100, Christian Linhart wrote:
> There is no debian-directory in the master-branch of libxcb.
> In the debian-branch, there is a debian-directory,
> but the debian-branch looks abandoned since 7 years, i.e., it is completely out of date.
> So, we need to define the general procedure of handling the debian-specific stuff.
> From what I know about Debian, the Debian-specific files are usually managed by
> the Debian project in the Debian-repo, and they are not included in upstream usually.
> But there may be good reasons for making an exception for libxcb.
> Probably due to the large amount of generated code etc.

Actually, it's mostly because at one point the upstream maintainers and
Debian maintainers were the same people.  I think the current Debian
maintainers do have commit access (and if not, they should), but it
sounds like they maintain their packaging elsewhere.

- Josh Triplett

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