On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 04:22, Dan S <danstowell+de...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/10/19 Felipe Sateler <fsate...@debian.org>:
>> On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 11:09, Dan S <danstowell+de...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2010/10/6 Felipe Sateler <fsate...@debian.org>:
>>>> Hi all, (Dan CCed because I'm not sure if you are subscribed to the list)
>>>> I managed to take a few minutes to take a look at the package and it is
>>>> not in a very good shape (it was still using simple-patchsys!). I have
>>>> worked a bit on it, but it still has a long way to go. I will try to
>>>> work on it during this week, I think I can find one hour or two.
>>>> Dan, as you are part of upstream, could you comment on the patches
>>>> included in the packaging? I can see they are in upstream svn ubuntu
>>>> packaging module, with yourself as last commiter on most of them. They
>>>> are older than the latest sc release, though.
>>> Hi - sorry for slow reply, I missed this thread. Most of the patches
>>> are by other people but I will try to comment:
>>> 06_deb_scvim.diff
>>>  - build machine != target machine so don't error out if no ruby executable
>> This seems to also disable building scvim help?
> Yes, but that's OK - it gets done on first run rather than on build.

Oh OK.

>>> 08_deb_scvim_checkactive.diff
>>>  - the 'scvim' script is a wrapper which launches vim with the sc3
>>> plugin. debian vim-addons policy requires the plugin not to be
>>> auto-enabled when installing, so we must modify the scvim script to
>>> detect if the addon is not enabled, and to help the user enable it if
>>> they want to. (Needs to be a patch since vim-addon-manager not
>>> necessarily used on all linuxes)
>> The code seems to be appropriately protected. I think it can be safely
>> incorporated upstream.
> Good point. I've done that now in the svn.
>> BTW, Dan, would you like to help maintain sc in debian? You could join
>> our team, it is always good to have someone involved in upstream
>> development.
> Yes I would like to - thanks! Do I need an account somewhere? (On
> git.debian.org I don't see much instruction...)

You need to get an account on alioth.debian.org. Then request to join
the pkg-multimedia project (it has a link somewhere in the project
page), and we will add you. Also read wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia
for some information on how we have been working.


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