On Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:49:29 +0200 Jérémy Lal <kapo...@melix.org> wrote:
> 2017-06-13 10:11 GMT+02:00 Alexandre Rossi <alexandre.ro...@gmail.com>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Any status update on this? Did the effort trying to release with
> > embedded deps hit a wall? How can I help?
> >
> >
> Right now npm 5 depends indirectly on both "request" and "got" modules,
> which are doing exactly the same thing. Maintaining this requires an
> of forgiveness i don't have right now.
> Anyway here's what you would want to do:
> - start from an empty debian/copyright file (to avoid old dfsg
> - import new upstream tarball
> - populate debian/copyright (including everything in node_modules as
> it shouldn't be that difficult.
> With this approach the only maintenance burden will be to update
> debian/copyright.
> Next step will be up to ftpmasters to decide if it's okay to bundle
> everything in
> that particular case.
> Jérémy

I was thinking of packaging npm (by packaging individual modules)
working full-time for around one month. I plan to launch a crowd-funding
campaign similar to ones launched for packaging grunt[1] and gulp[2].
Before going ahead with that, wanted to know the status of your plan of
packaging npm. Is your plan still on or shall I go ahead with my plan?


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