Managing metapackages

Clone the repository.

In addition to a few scripts which are deployed to all systems, the repository contains Debian packaging for metapackages which are used to install dependencies for services.

Each metapackage is named After updating the list of dependencies for the service, add an appropriate changelog entry.

The make-deb script can be used to build a full set of metapackages, which can then be deployed to the FTP archive on draghi. Alternatively, running make-deb-snapshot can build one or more metapackages and automatically deploy them to draghi's FTP archive. It should be passed a list of metapackage names with the initial removed.

In either case, the updates can then be installed in the usual manner.