[Outreachy Dec-Mar 2017, 3rd report] Forming a debian/ folder for package creation

In this post I want to describe content of a debian/ folder. This folder is needed for package creation and is placed in a root directory of a package. Files in this folder contain information required for tools like debhelper, uscan and etc, which are used during the process of package creation.

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[Outreachy Dec-Mar 2017, 2nd report] Building a Debian package: make it public

In the last article I described preparation steps for building a package with sbuild. Now I want to describe how to make our package available on mentors.debian.net. This site is intended to help people to upload their packages to debian. Since, only several people has such a permission other people should upload their packages and look for a “sponsor”. The meaning of this word is described better on the site. In this article I want to describe what steps should be taken in order to upload our package into the site.

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