On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 05:38:01PM -0700, tony mancill wrote:
> On 08/28/2014 07:01 AM, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Hi,
> > when checking my Maintainer dashboard dashboard I realised that the
> > watch file of netlib-java and libmtj-java became disfunctional and when
> > tracking down the issue I noticed that both projects moved from SF to
> > Github. While I updated the URLs in SVN accordingly I noticed that the
> > Build system has changed as well which just crosses my (low) level of
> > Java competence (again).
> > Since both packages are definitely not really in the field of Debian Med
> > but just preconditions for some biological package (beast) I wonder
> > whether this might be the right point in time to move the package to
> > Debian Java. I'd volunteer to inject the package into Debian Java Git
> > but in turn I would need some help (starting with netlib-java). I have
> > the feeling that the amount of work for a skilled Java packager is low
> > (but I really would not regard myself as such a person).
> > BTW, the packages are hanging around in contrib since netlib depends
> > from f2j (at least the current version). I'll send a separate mail to
> > f2j authors to try (again) to convince them to use a DFSG free license.
> > Kind regards
> > Andreas.
> Hello Andreas,
> If you're willing to migrate these to the pkg-java repo, I'll work on
> updating them and uploading them as Java Team packages.
I have migrated
as well as injected the latest pristine-tar. Previous pristine-tar info
is missing as well as all tags are lost. I do not feel that the missing
tags is a real problem. I'd volunteer to inject them manually in case
you would prefer this.
> Also, I've been meaning to send you a mail regarding libsnappy-java,
> since we have an RC bug there. The last commit makes it appear that you
> were considering moving it debian-med in 2012. Is that still the case?
I'll check and it would be fine to move it to pkg-java as well.
Thanks for your offer to help
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