Package: sponsorship-requests
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Dear mentors,

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

 Package name    : geographiclib
 Version         : 1.40-1~exp1
 Upstream Author : Charles Karney <> 
 URL             :
 License         : Expat
 Section         : science

It builds those binary packages:

 geographiclib-tools  - C++ library to solve some geodesic problems -- tools
 geographiclib-doc    - C++ library to solve some geodesic problems -- 
 libgeographic14      - C++ library to solve some geodesic problems -- library
 libgeographic14-dbg  - C++ library to solve some geodesic problems -- 
debugging symbols
 libgeographic-dev    - C++ library to solve some geodesic problems -- 
development files
 python-geographiclib - Python binding for GeographicLib

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 GeographicLib can be obtained from

Changes since the last upload:

  [ Ross Gammon ]
  * Further tweak to symbols file
  * Begin removing duplicate files
  * Imported Upstream version 1.39
  * Begin next geographiclib version
  * Refresh patches
  * Bump SONAME to 14 from 13
  * Update symbols file
  * Create -doc package as these are very large
  * Remove duplicate files and link them instead
  * Add patch to prevent remote access to CSS for html manuals

  [ Bas Couwenberg ]
  * Add myself to Uploaders.
  * Update Vcs-Browser URL to use cgit instead of gitweb.
  * New upstream release.
  * Update copyright file, changes:
    - Use separate license sections
    - Use spaces instead of tabs for indenting
    - Correct GPL-3+ license specifiction
  * Use upstream version for symbols.
  * Install NEWS file as upstream changelog.
  * Use pkgkde-gensymbols & pkgkde-symbolshelper to handle C++ symbols.
  * Fix unused substitution variable warnings:
    - Add Pre-Depends: ${misc:Pre-Depends} for libgeographic14
    - Remove ${shlibs:Depends} for libgeographic-dev & python-geographiclib
  * Also remove .la files, not installed.
  * Add lintian override for package-contains-empty-directory,
    the tools look for data under /usr/share/GeographicLib/
    but no data is installed by the package.
  * Also remove MATLAB files, not installed.
  * Add debug package for libgeographic.

 Bas Couwenberg

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