[maemo-developers] Making extras upload on osx (missing dput and debsign binaries for osx)

From: Ed Bartosh eduard.bartosh at nokia.com
Date: Tue Aug 28 12:14:28 EEST 2007
On Sun, 2007-08-26 at 21:21 +0200, ext Kees Jongenburger wrote:
> On 8/23/07, Ed Bartosh <eduard.bartosh at nokia.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-08-23 at 16:54 +0300, ext Urho Konttori wrote:
> > > Hi everybody.
> > >
> > > I'm having a slight problem of making upload to the extras repo.
> > > Steps 6,7,8 require dput and debsign, but I haven't found them for
> > > osx. Fink does not seem to have them and google doesn't seem to help
> > > me enough in locating them. Does anybody know where to get those?
> > >
> >
> > You can use debsign from scratchbox and scp instead of dput.
> > I'm using this on my RedHat box for more than year already.
> >
> > You can look here for more detailed info:
> > http://lists.maemo.org/pipermail/maemo-users/2006-September/002080.html
> This is great stuff , I have been "complaining" about the problem
> of not being able to upload package from non debian base distro's.
I wouldn't say it's great. It's a hacky workaround, IMHO. The only good
thing about it that it works :)

The right way to do it would be to get dput and debsign working inside
scratchbox. BTW, did you try to use it in the latest SDK? May be it
already works there.

Ed Bartosh <eduard.bartosh at nokia.com>

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