-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hello Jonas and the list!
On 10-06-05 03:51 AM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > Lower that package relation to suggests, and document the benefit of > installing that suggestion (without explaining the reason it is only > suggested, that is development-grade info IMO) in both long description > (i.e. in debian/control) and in a debian/README.Debian file (which CDBS > then automagically includes in the binary packages). > Done. > And try post to bug#544347 again - cc'ing menucci who seem to have > somewhat taken over maintainership and perhaps haven't noticed that old > bug. > Done. >> Maybe it would be nice to also create the scenic-doc package, to >> separate the doc from the Python code. (though both are architecture: >> all) > > Certainly - if there is documentation of a reasonable amount then it > should be in a separate binary package. > Done. :) > >> For now, the docbook documentation (viewable with yelp) are in an >> unusual location. (/usr/share/scenic/docbook) It should probably go to >> /usr/share/gnome/help/scenic/C/scenic.xml like all gnome docs. Our >> docbook doc is made of several XML files and images, though, and we >> have two manuals... > > I am not very familiar with yelp, but seems to me that if the project is > not otherwise tied specifically to Gnome and if yelp supports reading > from non-gnome directories, then you shouldn't jump through hoops to > install the documentation Gnome-style, but instead jump through hoops to > get yelp to recognize it. More importantly you should register with > doc-base (which might be all that is needed for yelp integration too?). > Each .doc-base file must be for the doc of only one binary package, but there are two manuals in Scenic! (not that I agree with that...) Meanwhile, my current .doc-base file is installed properly, but it is not shown by dhelp. > Well, my excuses currently is a) I have too little time (developing and > setting up sms service in the field for an experimental theater group), > and b) I cannot do clean-room package compilations due to a major part > of my laptop being readonly (heating problem caused a power outage > during a partition resize - all data seems fine but I cannot know for > sure, and every time I try fsck'ing that heating problem strikes again). > > In other words: my trouble is unrelated to the code quality :-) > Don't worry. Me and the Scenic team has tested it a lot since the last few months, and on Debian unstable as well. There is no Trojan horse in the app! - only an easter egg. I wish you to overcome these technical problems quickly. Here is a list of the current lintian warnings for the four packages: - ---------------------------------- scenic-doc aa...@plouf:~/src/debian/build-area$ lintian -Iv --pedantic scenic-doc_0.5.11-1_i386.deb N: Setting up lab in /tmp/k1R8QxDI2F ... N: Processing 1 packages... N: ---- N: Processing binary package scenic-doc (version 0.5.11-1) ... P: scenic-doc: no-upstream-changelog N: Removing /tmp/k1R8QxDI2F ... - ----------------------------------- scenic aa...@plouf:~/src/debian/build-area$ lintian -Iv --pedantic scenic_0.5.11-1_all.deb N: Setting up lab in /tmp/EfBpUFMNoH ... N: Processing 1 packages... N: ---- N: Processing binary package scenic (version 0.5.11-1) ... P: scenic: no-upstream-changelog I: scenic: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign usr/share/man/man1/scenic.1.gz:52 I: scenic: unused-override scenic source: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign N: Removing /tmp/EfBpUFMNoH ... - ------------------------------------ midistream aa...@plouf:~/src/debian/build-area$ lintian -Iv --pedantic midistream_0.5.11-1_all.deb N: Setting up lab in /tmp/DSFZ66tQGW ... N: Processing 1 packages... N: ---- N: Processing binary package midistream (version 0.5.11-1) ... P: midistream: no-upstream-changelog I: midistream: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign usr/share/man/man1/midistream.1.gz:70 I: midistream: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign usr/share/man/man1/midistream.1.gz:76 I: midistream: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign usr/share/man/man1/midistream.1.gz:81 I: midistream: unused-override midistream source: hyphen-used-as-minus-sign N: Removing /tmp/DSFZ66tQGW ... >>> sugar-0.88 >>> >>> That one also demonstrates quite well IMO how a large amount of >>> package dependencies are easier to track indirectly declared in >>> debian/rules, as they they can be grouped and comments added as needed. >>> >> >> This is very interesting and am I looking forward to learn more about >> this. I will make some tests soon. > > I am happy to hear that you are interested in those features. They are > some of my newest additions to CDBS :-) > Should I get into that for the first package of Scenic? How new is it? I am looking forward to use these advanced goodies, but I am still a beginner at packaging... :) Best regards, Alex -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJMC/IdAAoJEJQ0pOgl2qx1sdIP/itJZvd5N45aYQ5sT2wtPuOn I7ho4O8Rql39aQkRNltBKZ4aW5Hasq0pHhUAYV3962fZul7k5KjLwh9Q9Qx6TGBv n5SJ5XnIp14usuwIpT7UHufhhfQ3mXBfjGNPR5StmQ2Uum1tH48wGOXUiHAAF+27 udV6ottw7w9stlI2Bj1SfGABfNKQmneGnf785i/OWo2APBhJ/JtmBa++v1k0vcY8 jWUnMdtslhIRNtTQBumY0YYusNhC82Jgxa+HRpeDpEr8zYEZxY3s/EXEfBLeSw+y Upg8L6KEN9qERLsCWBv6xEuFAR3cSUjQJxh4m+N+dYri0vzDhP6fJ+NASg+IM5a4 ZjN+BBS91/hIehHHK8481KurxoKr7Ji2pWLOcExLG/FUH1H432Mybt1SCsmhZg2a flwRrd3IZXgLtI0QhIgeMKKZcdCx3MsGcK4oKODfHBkDVaGMmnjFh8HxRIPkaWsZ b1pfOK/J1BaI6kh3Frncvn5iSW/PZyNOvkP7NwwOZlB4d9CgUY2ddoVnMzk5J3to qw1SDv3Ft3w5M4g0YsEnO0oMyIQD88pv0ZLPrxBgOjzMCoGopBddhKPAmwMIU9Wl iM1DffedM5DF3j/w5+Pq38AUhQjj6F53qyz7vizJiucrT5kVZBMWR5HsxXvQz+CX RFMEwEUxgmNXzmM7GzIp =9yl2 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers