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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I get my change to package X into Universe/Multiverse?

* If you have a patch or a suggestion for a package in Universe or Multiverse, simply file a bug report on the source package (http://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/<package>/+filebug) and assign it to the motureviewers team (using "Subscribe Someone Else" button and enter "motureviewers").

NOTE : If it's important enough to be shipped in the stable distro, you might want to mention that and open a dapper-updates task.

What Version Should my Package Have ? / Should My Package have -0ubuntu1 appended to the End of the Version Number ?

* Ubuntu and Debian have slightly different package versioning schemes, for an explanation see https://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/packagingguide/C/basic-scratch.html#id2577623

How can do I make multi pbuilders ? / How can I make a pbuilder for ( Edgy / Dapper / Breezy / Debian SID ) ?

* You can Read about setting up pbuilder ( a system to easily build packages in a clean chroot environment ) at http://wiki.ubuntu.com/PbuilderHowto

What options do I need for debuild to make a source package including tar.gz?

* debuild -S -sa

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