Commit 8fa0d45f authored by Adam Lewenberg's avatar Adam Lewenberg
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more work on README

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(Note: the [gitlab-package-build-stanford][1] project is access-restricted
to Stanford.)
At the heart of the biuld scripts this repository provides is the
At the heart of the build scripts this repository provides is the
[`debian-package` Docker container][2].
Depending on the value of certain environment variables this is what
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Note 2: "sbp" stands for 'Stanford back-port".
### Uploading the same version package twice
The Stanford Debian package repository will generate an error if you
attempt to upload the package twice using the same Debian version number.
However, since the `dput` step itself is a child CI/CD process it will
appear as if your CI/CD has succeeded even with this sort of error.
You might want to include the text `[skip c]` in the commit message to
avoid any attempt at a `dput` until you are ready to upload.
## `dput` configuration
Most of the complexity of the configuration centers around the `dput`
......@@ -116,6 +126,9 @@ the SSH key-pair used by the login credentials you want to use for
accessing the Debian repository server. Note that this value is a _secret_
so be sure that the only people how have access to maintain your
repository have permission to see this value.
*Warning.* Be sure that the string containing the private key you set in the
CI/CD File variable has a _trailing new-line_. If not then OpenSSH will
not be able to parse it and return an invalid format error.
### Debian repository server local account
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