Package: sponsorship-requests
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Dear mentors,

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

 Package name    : geos
 Version         : 3.4.2-2
 Upstream Author : GEOS Developers <>
 URL             :
 License         : LGPL-2.1+
 Section         : science

It builds those binary packages:

 libgeos++-dev   - Geometry engine for GIS - C++ development files
 libgeos-3.4.2   - Geometry engine for Geographic Information Systems - C++ 
 libgeos-c1      - Geometry engine for Geographic Information Systems - C 
 libgeos-dbg     - Debugging symbols for the GEOS library
 libgeos-dev     - Geometry engine for GIS - Development files
 libgeos-doc     - Documentation for the GEOS GIS geometry engine library
 libgeos-ruby1.8 - Transitional package from libgeos-ruby1.8 to ruby-geos
 ruby-geos       - GEOS bindings for Ruby

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 hello can be obtained from

Changes since the last upload:

 * Add myself to Uploaders.
 * Restructure control file with cme, changes: Vcs-* fields.
 * Rename libgeos-ruby1.8 to ruby-geos, according to Ruby packaging policy.
 * Use minimal dh rules with autoreconf for retooling.
   (closes: #733585)
 * Also patch and macros/ruby.m4 for Ruby extension.
 * Enable parallel builds.
 * Link to LGPL-2.1 common license instead of symlink in copyright file.
 * Update copyright file using copyright-format 1.0.
 * Add DEP3 patch headers.
 * Add doc-base registration for libgeos-doc.
 * Add patches to modernize the build system to prevent autoreconf warnings.
 * Add gbp.conf to use pristine-tar by default.
 * Add lintian overrides for no symbols file,
   symbols are problematic for C++ libraries.
 * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, changes: Vcs-* fields, minimal dh rules,

 Sebastiaan Couwenberg

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