GSoC Update and Phase One Feedback
hezekiahmaina3 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 06:19:30 UTC 2020
On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 9:19 AM Alexander Bokovoy <ab at samba.org> wrote:
> On la, 04 heinä 2020, Alexander Bokovoy via samba-technical wrote:
> > > I have decided to work with the Open Build Service, from the
> > > made by Alexander, to build the packages for various distributions. I
> > > making the assumption that the most popular distributions used with
> > > AD DC are RPM and Debian based. I'm seeking the community's feedback
> so as
> > > not to make the wrong assumptions on this.
> > > I created an account with the build.opensuse.org and have been
> > > the UI and going through the documentation for OBS. I also created a
> > > Webhook in Gitlab to push the code to build.opensuse.org when there
> is a
> > > commit in the master branch. Is this the right way to do it or is there
> > > another option?
> > This sounds great -- we can start with RPMs as the spec file is already
> > there from the Cockpit starter kit and it works, so it should be
> > possible to instruct OBS to build RPM packages already. For Debian
> > packages, I'll look tomorrow for an example (Cockpit is available for
> > Debian, so we shouldn't have a problem to find an example for external
> > plugin package build).
> For Debian packaging, I found this very simple tutorial:
> And then there is a special helper that allows to add Debian packaging
> to a nodejs app: https://github.com/heartsucker/node-deb
> The latter is not exactly what is needed because it is tilted towards
> actual applications, not plugins like we have, but it should help
> started with a boiler plate.
> and then simply installs its content into the expected locations.
> Andrew, can you please help with the Debian packaging?
> / Alexander Bokovoy
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