Package: sponsorship-requests
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Dear mentors,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "mapcache"

 Package name    : mapcache
 Version         : 1.2.0-1
 Upstream Author : Thomas Bonfort and the MapServer team.
 URL             :
 License         : MIT/X11
 Section         : devel

It builds those binary packages:

 libapache2-mod-mapcache - tile caching server - Apache module
 libmapcache1 - tile caching server - shared library
 libmapcache1-dev - tile caching server - shared library development files
 mapcache-cgi - tile caching server - CGI binary
 mapcache-tools - tile caching server - tools

To access further information about this package, please visit the following 

Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

  dget -x

More information about MapCache can be obtained from

Changes since the last upload:

  * New upstream release 1.2.0. (closes: #712377)
  * Update watch file for github releases.
  * Build system changed from autotools to cmake.
  * Drop patches:
    - includepath.patch (no longer required)
    - fixwithmapserv.patch (libtool no longer used)
    - libmapcache_hardening.patch (libtool no longer used)
    - demo_service_js_typos.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_valid_js_var.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_html5_doctype.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_html_charset.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_list_newlines.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_page_height.patch (applied upstream)
    - demo_service_indenting.patch (applied upstream)
    - mapcache_seed_non_zero_exit.patch (applied upstream)
    - mapcache_seed_delete_mode.patch (applied upstream)
    - mapcache_seed_typo.patch (applied upstream)
  * Use pkgkde-gensymbols & pkgkde-symbolshelper to handle symbols.
  * Add patch to use a versioned SONAME.
  * SONAME of libmapcache changed from to
  * Update libmapcache symbols for 1.2.0 on amd64.
  * Enable verbose make output.
  * Call ldconfig in libmapcache postinst and postrm.
  * Update libmapserver dependency for MapServer 6.4.0.
  * Add patch to include mapserver cmake package.
  * Build-Depend on libtiff-dev for libtiff5 transition.

It also includes the changes for mapcache 1.0.0-3:

  * Strip RPATH from module and CGI binary.
  * Empty dependency_libs in la file.
  * Update copyright file to DEP-5 format.
  * Use set -e in postinst & postrm.
  * Additional cleanup of auto-generated files.
  * Multi-Arch libmapcache with debhelper 9.
  * Rename libmapcache to libmapcache0 to match SONAME.
  * Add libmapcache0-dev package.
  * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
  * Create /var/cache/mapcache in postinst.
  * Build-Depend on libproj-dev instead of the proj source package.
  * Drop explicit dependency on libmapcache0, already set by shlibs:Depends.
  * Enable hardening build flags.
  * Add man page for mapcache_seed utility.
  * Add patch to fix typos in demo service javascript.
  * Add patch to use a valid variable name for the WMSGetFeatureInfo control.
  * Add patch to set the HTML5 DOCTYPE in the demo service.
  * Add patch to set the Content-Type and charset in the HTML documents.
  * Add patch to add newlines after each list item.
  * Add patch to set the page height to 100% for the demo service.
  * Add patch to use 4 space indenting in the generated HTML.
  * Add patch to return non-zero exit status if errors occured in mapcache_seed.
  * Add patch to fix deletion of map tiles in seeder's delete mode.
  * Add patch to fix typos in mapcache_seed.
  * Add watch file.
  * Add maintainer scripts for libmapcache0 to call ldconfig.
  * Add mapcache.xml examples to libapache2-mod-mapcache.
  * Update for apache 2.4.

 Sebastiaan Couwenberg

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