I did a dch --bpo and uploaded on debomatic
Matthias, does it work for you? I can upload it on backports if nobody objects.
I did some basic tests and the application is starting correctly on a clean
(I could use a version on mentors, but you need to fix the versioning scheme)
Il Domenica 10 Gennaio 2016 16:15, Steve M. Robbins <st...@sumost.ca> ha
Thank you for your interest in backporting digikam. I can't speak for the
other maintainers, but I personally do not have time to maintain backports and
I would welcome your efforts to do so.
I have not looked at your package. But I was a little surprised that the
proposed backport of 4.14.0-1 was versioned 4.14.0-1.1~bpo8+1. I did read
through http://backports.debian.org/Contribute/ (thanks to Mattia Rizzolo for
the reference!) and under the "basic rules" it says to simply append "~bpo..."
to the version. Do you really also need to change from "-1" to "-1.1"?
On January 2, 2016 12:13:59 PM Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
> Control: tags -1 moreinfo
> Hi Matthias, if you need a backport, please ask the team or the previous
> uploaders to perform it.
> I cced the actual maintainers for the package, they will follow up with an
> upload if possible (I hope).
> BTW this kind of requests are usually performed with a bug against the
> package, unless the package is mostly unmaintained.
> Il Sabato 2 Gennaio 2016 11:34, Matthias Erich Popp <oquo8...@gmx.de> ha
> scritto: Package: sponsorship-requests
> Severity: normal
> Package: sponsorship-requests
> Severity: normal
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "digikam"
> * Package name : digikam
> Version : 4:4.14.0-1.1~bpo8+1
> * URL : http://www.digikam.org
> Section : graphics
> It builds those binary packages:
> digikam - digital photo management application for KDE
> digikam-data - digiKam architecture-independant data
> digikam-doc - handbook for digiKam
> digikam-private-libs - private libraries for digiKam and kipi plugins
> kipi-plugins - image manipulation/handling plugins for KIPI aware programs
> kipi-plugins-common - kipi-plugins architecture-independent data
> showfoto - image viewer/editor for KDE
> To access further information about this package, please visit the
> following URL:
> Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:
> dget -x
> More information about hello can be obtained from http://www.example.com.
> Changes since the last upload:
> * Non-maintainer upload.
> * Rebuild for jessie-backports.t changelog entry]
> Matthias Erich Popp
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 8.2
> APT prefers stable-updates
> APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'), (450,
> 'stable'), (4, 'testing'), (3, 'unstable'), (2, 'oldstable') Architecture:
> amd64 (x86_64)
> Foreign Architectures: i386
> Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
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