Main Inclusion Report for device-tree-compiler

Note, the actual name of this package is dtc, but there's already another program in Debian that uses this source/binary package name. To avoid possible conflicts, the name of this package was de-acronymed.


  1. Availability: Just uploaded to NEW, for powerpc only.

  2. Rationale:

    • Build dependency of linux-source-2.6.20 for PS3 kernel.
  3. Security:

    • No known security issues.
    • No suid/sgid binaries.
    • No cron jobs.
    • No network daemons or network connections used by the two programs included.
    • No source code review.
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration? None

    • Does the package does ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium'? No debconf usage

    • Package is not in Debian.
    • Upstream is active in development (GIT).

    • No upstream bug tracking.
    • Hardware: Does this package deal with hardware and if so how exotic is it? Not directly, no.

  5. Standards compliance:

    • FHS, Debian Policy compliance ? Package is compliant

    • Debian library packaging guide standards compliance? No libraries in package

    • Packaging system (debhelper/cdbs/dbs) ? Patch system ? Any packaging oddities ? Uses debhelper, nothing odd, very simple

  6. Dependencies:

    • Build: flex, debhelper

    • No other deps for installation.


MartinPitt: approved

MainInclusionReportdevice-tree-compiler (last edited 2008-08-06 16:38:31 by localhost)