2017-10-26 21:03 GMT+02:00 Sruthi Chandran <s...@disroot.org>:

> 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
> amount
> > 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
> repackagings)
> > - import new upstream tarball
> > - populate debian/copyright (including everything in node_modules as
> well),
> > 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?
>

My plan depends on me being available in some parallel universe.
So YES please please please go ahead, may debian force be with you.
I might provide some help for technical issues. Or not, depending on
availability.

Jérémy
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