Re: Building windows versions of debian packages

2005-11-20 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, 2005-11-19 at 23:02 +0100, Enrico Tassi wrote: mh... I do not completely agree... I think a separate repo should be the way to start... but at the end I would like to see these packages in debian... the best developing environment (not only the best OS). If you want to start this

Bug#343403: ITP: libwww-topica-perl -- Read emails from a Topica mailing list

2005-12-14 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: libwww-topica-perl Version : 0.5 Upstream Author : Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://search.cpan.org/~simonw/WWW-Topica-0.5/ * License : Perl Description

Re: Powerfulness (was: tioga : a powerful plotting system in ruby)

2006-01-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, 2006-01-07 at 23:52 +0100, Juergen Salk wrote: I am just wondering if we shouldn't be more chary of using meaningless (or soliciting) phrases like powerful in package descriptions in general. Sounds like something that should be added to lintian. I suggest filing a wishlist bug with

Bug#347202: ITP: xmms-midi -- MIDI plugin for XMMS

2006-01-09 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: xmms-midi Version : 0.03 Upstream Author : Chris Reed [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://web.archive.org/web/20040401143932/http://ban.joh.cam.ac.uk/~cr212/xmms-midi/ * License

Re: libecw

2006-01-13 Thread Paul Wise
Miriam Ruiz wrote: I'm not sure if it's license ( http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=293346 ) can be considered free enough to be in main: Some feedback from upstream is in this thread: http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-grass-general/2005-August/thread.html#1082

Re: TrueType fonts packages maintenance team proposal

2006-02-19 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 07:40 +0100, Christian Perrier wrote: So, please follow up in -devel to show interest, criticism, laughs and the like. As maintainer (non-DD) of the following two fonts, I think this is a great idea. ttf-khmeros - KhmerOS Unicode fonts for the Khmer language of Cambodia

Re: Fonts packages maintenance team (second) proposal

2006-03-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 10:33 +0100, Christian Perrier wrote: So, I hereby propose building a Debian fonts team. I'm interested in participating in this, and would add ttf-khmeros and ttf-mph-2b-damase to the list of group maintained packages. I'm interested in order to communicate with and learn

Re: idea for project machines

2006-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 00:22 +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: Create a new custom chroot with the packages preinstalled on demand. Sounds like a use-case for combining pbuilder and cowdancer (or lvm snapshots). No time-consuming tarball extraction, disk usage is reduced and the original chroot

Bug#341344: ITP: python-urwid -- curses-based UI/widget library for Python

2006-03-28 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Followup-For: Bug #341344 Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] I intend to package urwid for debian. I'm making packages now. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#276148: ITP: nsis -- Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (modified for debian)

2005-03-08 Thread Paul Wise
retitle 276148 ITP: nsis -- Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (modified for debian) retitle 276153 ITP: nsis -- Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (modified for debian) owner 276148 ! owner 276153 ! thanks for the banana republic :( More info and a long description about the version I intend

Bug#351429: ITP: flasm -- command line assembler disassembler of Flash ActionScript bytecode

2006-04-23 Thread Paul Wise
retitle 351429 ITP: flasm -- command line assembler disassembler of Flash ActionScript bytecode owner 351429 ! thanks I intend to package flasm for debian. I'll need a sponsor once I have packaged it. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise signature.asc Description: This is a

Re: RFC: Better portability for package maintainers

2006-05-19 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 18:10 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: Minimally, package maintainers and developers could take a look on our logs and see if there's anything wrong. If there is, in many cases the fix is obvious. You probably need to provide a view by maintainer in order to get

free flash stuff WAS: Re: Sun Java available from non-free

2006-05-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 18:58 -0500, Anthony Towns wrote: Java is one of the most important packages for which we don't have an effective non-free replacement at present. The only one that I can think of that would be more important would be flash. There is a gnash package destined for

debian flash group launched

2006-06-01 Thread Paul Wise
Hi all, debian-flash aims to support the free/open source flash community in a manner similar to debian-java does for Classpath/GCJ/Kaffe/etc. The debian flash email list, alioth project, svn repository and wiki pages are now setup, lets get to work! free flash community: mainly

Re: Kernel bootsplash without recompiling

2006-06-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, 2006-06-14 at 13:41 +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote: I don't like the fact that I need to recompile the kernel to get a bootsplash. I don't ask for a bootsplash by default, but I would like a way to enable it with a standard kernel. splashy is a better alternative to the kernel-patch:

Re: Kernel bootsplash without recompiling

2006-06-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, 2006-06-14 at 19:55 +0800, Paul Wise wrote: Your other questions were answered by Jérôme Warnier. I forgot the following pages related to boot splashscreens: http://packages.debian.org/unstable/graphics/kernel-patch-bootsplash http://packages.debian.org/experimental/graphics/splashy

Re: debian Packages

2006-06-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, 2006-06-14 at 12:59 +0100, Indraveni wrote: I want to know when will the deb packages for egroupware-1.2.2 and Bugzilla 2.16 version debian packages will be released. egroupware 1.2 is available, you will have to wait for 1.2.2, or contact the maintainer to help her/him out with it:

Re: Bug#374373: ITP: googleearth-package -- utility for automatically building a Google Earth Debian package

2006-06-18 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, 2006-06-18 at 23:56 -0400, Joey Hess wrote: Wesley J. Landaker wrote: But the most important one of all is: I've found it useful, I've got it working[1], and I'd like to give others an opportunity to use it if they want to. [1] (almost working--I'm still tweaking it a bit,

Bug#374440: ITP: python-templayer -- layered template library for Python

2006-06-19 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: python-templayer Version : 1.2 Upstream Author : Ian Ward [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://excess.org/templayer/ * License : soon to be LGPL (being relicenced soon

Re: xserver-i810 killed by xrandr

2006-06-21 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 23:50 +0200, Daniel Michalik wrote: Is there any possibility to compile and install the packet exactely the same way like the original debian packet is but including debug symbols and run the xserver manually in a debugger? mkdir foo ; cd foo apt-get install fakeroot

Re: *-doc package should not gzip PDF file

2006-06-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 16:51 -0400, James R. Van Zandt wrote: I have no idea how debhelper works. Are there anybody out there that can help with getting it to stop gzipping files in -doc? dh_compress already has a list of file extensions where (re-)compressing doesn't make sense. I've

Bug#378112: ITP: gzrt -- gzip recovery toolkit

2006-07-13 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: gzrt Version : 0.4 Upstream Author : Aaron M. Renn * URL : http://www.urbanophile.com/arenn/hacking/gzrt/ * License : GPL Programming Lang: C Description : gzip recovery

Re: ITP: gzrt -- gzip recovery toolkit

2006-07-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, 2006-07-13 at 19:35 +0800, Paul Wise wrote: Please install cpio 2.5 or higher to facilitate recovery from damaged gzipped tarballs. I will drop the version from the description and add cpio to the suggests. I added the suggestion to the description because I guess that .tar.gz

Bug#282313: ITP: python-google -- A Python Interface to the Google API

2005-07-13 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Followup-For: Bug #282313 Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: python-google Version : 0.6 Upstream Author : Brian Landers, Mark Pilgrim [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://pygoogle.sourceforge.net/ * License : Python license

Re: Fedora Directory Server port to Debian ?

2005-08-07 Thread Paul Wise
Hi, Is somebody working on porting/packaging FDS to Debian? Since no-one answered you yet, I presume not. However, it has been built on debian, please read the RFP bug and a couple of mails on a redhat list: http://bugs.debian.org/315297

Re: Fedora Directory Server port to Debian ?

2005-08-07 Thread Paul Wise
Hi, Is somebody working on porting/packaging FDS to Debian? http://bugs.debian.org/315297 Bad package description. It tells me something I don't care about (namely the acronym expansion of LDAP) and none of the things I do care about (why would I want this package rather than some

Bug#322688: ITP: lufis -- allows applications using lufs to use fuse instead

2005-08-12 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: lufis Version : 0.3 Upstream Author : Miklos Szeredi [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://fuse.sourceforge.net * License : GPL Description : allows applications using lufs

Bug#324214: ITP: ttf-khmeros -- free khmer font from the KhmerOS project

2005-08-20 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: ttf-khmeros * Version : 3.00-2005 * Upstream Author : Danh Hong/Open Forum of Cambodia * URL : http://www.khmeros.info/drupal/?q=en/download/fonts * License : To be clarified

Re: Easy third-party package installer for debian-based distributions

2005-09-18 Thread Paul Wise
Sami Dalouche wrote: Let's take, for example, Skype's example. It is not available in non-free/universe, but some people may still be interested in downloading it, Once debian-unoffical.org supports Ubuntu, just get users to put debian-unofficial.org in their /etc/apt/sources.list. They claim

Bug#329925: ITP: e00compr -- converter for E00 files

2005-09-24 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: e00compr Version : 1.0.0 Upstream Author : Daniel Morissette [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://avce00.maptools.org/e00compr/ * License : MIT Description : a program to read

Bug#333331: ITP: khmer-to-unicode -- converts legacy Khmer encodings to Unicode

2005-10-11 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: khmer-to-unicode Version : 1.8a Upstream Author : Javier Solá [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://www.khmeros.info/drupal/?q=en/download/others * License : LGPL Description

Bug#337074: ITP: as2api -- API documentation tool for ActionScript 2

2005-11-02 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: as2api Version : 0.3 Upstream Author : David Holroyd [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://www.badgers-in-foil.co.uk/projects/as2api/ * License : GPL Description : API

Bug#337477: ITP: etl-dev -- Voria Extended Class and Template Library

2005-11-04 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: etl-dev Version : 0.04.06 Upstream Author : Robert B. Quattlebaum Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://www.deepdarc.com/2005/11/01/synfig-developer-preview/ * License : GPL

Bug#337516: ITP: synfig -- vector-based 2D animation studio

2005-11-04 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: synfig Version : 0.61.00-38 Upstream Author : Robert B. Quattlebaum Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://www.synfig.com/ * License : GPL Description : vector-based 2D

Bug#337518: ITP: synfigstudio -- GUI package for synfig (a 2D vector animation package)

2005-11-04 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: synfigstudio Version : 0.61.00-39 Upstream Author : Robert B. Quattlebaum Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http

Bug#306290: ITP: ttf-mph-2b-damase -- font with ranges from the latest version of unicode

2005-04-25 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: ttf-mph-2b-damase Version : 001.000 Upstream Author : Mark Williamson [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://fixedsys.org/~node_ue/fonts/ * License : Public Domain Description

Bug#308433: ITP: helpdeco -- decompile Microsoft WinHelp files

2005-05-10 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Package name: helpdeco Version : 2.1.1 Upstream Author : Manfred Winterhoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] * URL : http://sf.net/projects/helpdeco/ * License : GPL Description : decompile Microsoft

Re: Gratituous dependences among packages

2009-03-20 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Ana Guerrero a...@debian.org wrote: kde is a metapackage that includes _all_ KDE that is not related to development. If you just want a functional KDE without games and related stuff look at kde-core. Then you can install what you want else using the modules

Re: Extended descriptions size (was Re: RFC: Better formatting for long descriptions)

2009-03-20 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Filipus Klutiero chea...@gmail.com wrote: The extended description needs to be available to APT, not only via packages.d.o. I agree with Neil William's comment in the other thread about removing long descriptions from the Packages files. I think the obvious

Re: Extended descriptions size (was Re: RFC: Better formatting for long descriptions)

2009-03-21 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 4:58 PM, Neil Williams codeh...@debian.org wrote: It's another instance of duplication - why retain the long description in the Packages file while a translated version also exists from DDTP? Probably better for the description to be removed from the Packages file

Re: Debian 4.0 and Lustre

2009-03-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:38 AM, set...@gmail.com wrote: I would like to know if there is any package of debian 4.0 and Lustre.  This will be the ultimate. lustre appears to be only available in Debian 5.0 (lenny) and later, you might want to upgrade to lenny instead of continuing to use

Re: Re: Debian 4.0 and Lustre

2009-03-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:52 PM, set...@gmail.com wrote: I prefer Debian 4.0 because I feel it is more stable than 5.0. Am I right? I am unable to detect any difference in stability between etch lenny for my use-cases. There is more useful software available for lenny though and it will be

Re: realtime kernel for Debian (was: Please Improve Debian for Multimedia Production)

2009-03-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Grammostola Rosea rosea.grammost...@gmail.com wrote: Mmh this is interesting, cause there is an realtime kernel available in the ubuntu hardy repo, but not in Debian yet. Would be nice if there was one which users could install. But I'm not an rt-kernel expert

Re: [renamed] Debian crda?

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez mcg...@gmail.com wrote: Last time I poked them it seemed it was not easy to figure out how to deal with, if at all, the optional but recommended RSA signature stuff [1] with the DFSG. [1]

Re: #520646: binNMU oprofile

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 8:30 PM, Adeodato Simó wrote: I’m told libbfd.so is a private/internal library of binutils that should not be dynamically linked against. A static version exists (libbfd.a), and packages should be using that AFAIK. Cc'ing -devel in case there’s a reason it should not

Re: [renamed] Debian crda?

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 3:42 AM, Kel Modderman k...@otaku42.de wrote: The DFSG seems to suggest that the source code to the regulatory database should be modifiable and the derived work distributed under the same license. It is my understanding that: Debian probably won't need to build the

Re: [renamed] Debian crda?

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 4:03 AM, Paul Wise p...@debian.org wrote: When we do, just adding a second public key to the CRDA  pubkeys dir and using the corresponding private key (from outside the package) during the build process of wireless-regdb would be just fine. This would mean

Re: [renamed] Debian crda?

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez mcg...@gmail.com wrote: Brainwave: no need to add a second public key to CRDA itself, the wireless-regdb could install the public key corresponding to the private key it was built with. Can you elaborate on what you mean? Do you mean for

Re: New quilt source format

2009-03-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Daniel Dickinson wrote: Is there any information on how the typical package is supposed to use this new format, See the dpkg-source manual page and this wiki page: http://wiki.debian.org/Projects/DebSrc3.0 (I'm a little confused on this) is it even in place

Re: NEW processing

2009-03-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Changwoo Ryu wrote: I suggest just to let those buggy packages in, and to file bugs to the BTS. Such big problems always happen even with no NEW check involved and the ftpmasters team can't prevent all of them anyway. Such problems should be fixed, but why

Re: Suggestions about apt-spy

2009-03-28 Thread Paul Wise
2009/3/28 Stefano Canepa s...@linux.it: Where is a the right place to copy the mirror list? Perhaps a static copy in /usr/share/apt-spy and the dynamically downloaded version at /var/cache/apt-spy/ ? -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Re: [Soc-coordination] Official Debian AWS EC2 AMIs?

2009-03-29 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 1:10 AM, Gustavo Franco stra...@debian.org wrote: Agreed and please don't forget Eucalyptus[0]. [0] = http://eucalyptus.cs.ucsb.edu/ Ubuntu already packaged that so it might be worth building on their work. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To

Re: demoting a dependency

2009-03-31 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Marco d'Itri wrote: Is there a more elegant way to do this? Not sure if it would work with your case, but xchat used this to demote plugin dependencies to recommends: dh_shlibdeps -a -u'-dDepends debian/xchat/usr/bin/xchat -dRecommends' -- bye, pabs

Re: Why do we have to support tmpfs for /var/run (policy changes in 3.8.1)

2009-04-03 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 7:37 AM, Michael Biebl bi...@debian.org wrote: Afaik, Ubuntu is the only Linux distro which supports and uses tmpfs by default. The OpenEmbedded distros do this too, I've especially seen that the ones associated with OpenMoko do that. In addition the pkg-fso folk's

Re: Why do we have to support tmpfs for /var/run (policy changes in 3.8.1)

2009-04-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 3:32 AM, Russ Allbery r...@debian.org wrote: Florian Lohoff f...@rfc822.org writes: On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 11:40:57PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote: Interesting - The unix way IMHO was that /tmp looses content on reboot while /var/tmp did not. This had been the case for

Re: New architectures

2009-04-05 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Vincent Bernat ber...@debian.org wrote: How packages that run on Linux only should handle those new architectures? Same as for stuff that only runs on i386; port them to kFreeBSD or restrict them to linux architectures and add them to P-a-s. -- bye, pabs

Team uploads

2009-04-05 Thread Paul Wise
Hi all, In Debian we have several teams working on maintaining large numbers of packages (pkg-games, pkg-perl, pkg-gnome for example). I proposed[1] to silence the lintian NMU warnings in the case of team uploads; where the person doing the upload is a member of the team in Maintainers but is not

Re: lilo about to be dropped?

2009-04-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Romain Beauxis wrote: I also use lilo for /boot on LVM and I also clearly remember that was the major reason for the previous debate about the removal of lilo. Grub2 in lenny and later contains an lvm module: /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/lvm.mod Has anyone who uses

Bug#522753: ITP: primrose -- compelling tile-placement puzzle game

2009-04-06 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise p...@debian.org X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel-ga...@lists.debian.org * Package name: primrose Version : 5 Upstream Author : Jason Rohrer * URL : http://primrose.sf.net * License : None (Public Domain) Programming

Re: Improvements to ‘debian/watch’for fetching f rom VCS

2009-04-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 11:06 PM, Manoj Srivastava wrote:        What am I missing? One case I can think of; it is (possibly) common for sponsors to check that the result from get-orig-source matches the contents of the tarball uploaded to mentors by the sponsee. -- bye, pabs

Re: lilo about to be dropped?

2009-04-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote: as grub was not really maintained. Also grub2 doesn't seems so fast in development. I think these kind of project have difficult to maintain motivated maintainer. I would really love to own a computer that used coreboot, Linux and

Bug#524565: ITP: clamav-unofficial-sigs -- update script for 3rd-party clamav signatures

2009-04-18 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise p...@debian.org X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org, pkg-clamav-de...@lists.alioth.debian.org * Package name: clamav-unofficial-sigs Version : 2.7.1 Upstream Author : Bill Landry b...@inetmsg.com * URL : http

Bug#524846: ITP: between -- game about consciousness and isolation

2009-04-20 Thread Paul Wise
Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Paul Wise p...@debian.org X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel-ga...@lists.debian.org, debian-devel@lists.debian.org * Package name: between Version : 5 Upstream Author : Jason Rohrer * URL : http://www.esquire.com/features/best

Re: Linux-libre for Debian Lenny

2009-04-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 5:36 PM, maximilian attems m...@stro.at wrote: no point in posting that to devel announce. Agreed. this work is pointless Only if you think FSF-free is pointless, obviously that isn't everyone. if you want a working and dfsg free converging linux-2.6 use our sid

Re: AVR32 port - config.{sub,guess} bug filing

2009-04-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 6:27 PM, Bradley Smith bradsm...@debian.org wrote: As some of you may be aware, myself and a few others are working towards an AVR32 port of Debian, which is now making good progress. One problem we've come across is since AVR32 is such a new architecture, a fair few

Re: AVR32 port - config.{sub,guess} bug filing

2009-04-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Mike Hommey m...@glandium.org wrote: It unfortunately wouldn't work for the same reason config.{guess,sub} updates don't work, and more. It would need to be incorporated upstream, and all debian sources using config.{guess,sub} should be updated to these newer

Re: AVR32 port - config.{sub,guess} bug filing

2009-04-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Russ Allbery r...@debian.org wrote: instead.  $* doesn't quote its arguments, and the above works around a portability problem with $@ (see the Autoconf manual). Thanks, added. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Re: AVR32 port - config.{sub,guess} bug filing

2009-04-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:05 PM, Gabor Gombas gomb...@sztaki.hu wrote: Hmm, wouldn't it be better to look for the newest version instead of first one that's newer? The above would work on a buildd where there is nothing in $HOME or under /usr/local, but could break on user's machines if they

Re: [Is there a lawyer in the room?] JPEG-LS license issue

2009-04-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Mathieu Malaterre mathieu.malate...@gmail.com wrote: What I do not understand is implementation such as CharLS, which declare: ... Ref: http://charls.codeplex.com/ On an unrelated note, please do not package this until upstream fixes the security issues that

Re: Outdated config.{sub,guess} package list

2009-04-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org wrote: Speaking of which, where can one read more about that port? Are there build logs available (one might want to ease your task and keep an eye on them for some given packages at least)? http://avr32.debian.net/

Re: Outdated config.{sub,guess} package list

2009-04-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Peter Eisentraut pete...@gmx.net wrote: Like lintian, your list falsely includes packages that use cdbs to build, which automatically updates config.{sub,guess}. There doesn't seem to be a bug on lintian about this, please file one. -- bye, pabs

Re: AVR32 port - config.{sub,guess} bug filing

2009-04-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Paul Wise p...@debian.org wrote: Good point, how about this? Sent this patch upstream, will see what they say. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-devel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe

Re: Misc developer news (#15)

2009-05-01 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 2:51 PM, David Paleino d.pale...@gmail.com wrote: Also, seems like lists.alioth.debian.org doesn't have the same functionality. Is there any plan for this? Due to the way pipermail works, removing messages from the archives would break all the URLs. Options for working

Re: Debian is switching to EGLIBC

2009-05-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Michael Prokop m...@grml.org wrote: No. Though I think that for essential packages like libc it could be worth a public discussion. In this case there wouldn't be any point of discussing it, I predict the discussion would simply be yes, AOL, +1, do it already,

Re: postfix as default-mta? [Re: Bug#508644: new release goal default-mta?]

2009-05-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Harald Braumann ha...@unheit.net wrote: I never talked about Exim. I was just opposing the proposition, that some esoteric mailer like nullsmtp or esmtp will become the default in Debian. I find the notion of a default MTA to be silly. Most desktops or laptops

Re: Environment variables, debian/rules and dpkg-buildpackage

2009-05-10 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Goswin von Brederlow goswin-...@web.de wrote: Debuild already creates a build log. I think it would be nice to include that file in the changes file and have DAK forward it to buildd.debian.org for archival. git-buildpackage, svn-buildpackage, ... or even

Re: [renamed] Debian crda?

2009-05-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 4:42 AM, Kel Modderman k...@otaku42.de wrote: (Dropped the CC to linux-wireless as it rejected my other attempt to send message claiming it was part HTML/Spam. Apologies if you get two copies.) Maybe you should send plain text email instead? I would rather the build

Re: @debian.org out of working?

2009-05-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 5:59 PM, LI Daobing lidaob...@gmail.com wrote: sounds many f...@debian.org mail address is out of working (including mine). Same here, however it looks like it is fixed now (at least for p...@debian.org). -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To

Re: Debian source code search engine

2009-05-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 4:31 AM, Peter De Wachter pdewa...@gmail.com wrote: The software used is OpenGrok, originally developed at Sun for OpenSolaris (http://opensolaris.org/os/project/opengrok). It's quite nice, although a bit slow with this amount of source code. Anyone know if there is or

Re: debian and lilypond 2.12

2009-05-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 1:44 AM, rosea grammostola rosea.grammost...@gmail.com wrote: Could someone fix Lilypond in Debian. There are also some people busy with packaging Frescobaldi for Debian, but it isn't possible to upload it without having Lilypond fixed and updated to the recent stable

Re: Debian GNU/Hurd porter box strauss.debian.net available

2009-05-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Felipe Sateler fsate...@gmail.com wrote: I think it would be useful to have a new package with the ssh public key fingerprints of all accessible debian machines, possibly signed by some DSA member (to detect local tampering). It would ease a trust path from the

Re: Debtags localisation and font tags proposal

2009-05-28 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 6:31 AM, Enrico Zini enr...@enricozini.org wrote: To have a software that generate a list of suitable fonts for a user would also require something more specific than tags. An example that Arne made was of a font which contains latin and cyrilic characters, but misses

stopped daemons starting again during upgrade

2009-05-31 Thread Paul Wise
Hi all, I recently did an upgrade from lenny to squeeze. I did it in single user mode / runlevel 1 (with all the daemons stopped). I noted that during the upgrade various daemons were started again. IMO it is reasonable to expect that stopped daemons stay stopped during an upgrade, expecially in

Re: Vcs-Svn field and trunk

2009-06-01 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Felipe Sateler fsate...@gmail.com wrote: Recently I've ran into a few cases were doing debcheckout of a package using svn downloads the whole thing: tags, branches and trunk.  I would expect debcheckout to give me just the HEAD of development. What should be the

Re: Bug#531221: okular: Arbitrarily enforces DRM

2009-06-01 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 8:09 AM, John Goerzen jgoer...@complete.org wrote: I'm CCing this to Debian-devel because I think it speaks to a larger issue. I just downloaded a PDF, and tried to copy and paste a bit of text from it.  I used the selection tool, and Okular offered to speak it to

Re: Bug#531450: ITP: gmameui -- front-end for the arcade games emulator MAME

2009-06-02 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Loïc Martin loic.mart...@gmail.com wrote: Christian Marillat wrote: Loïc Martin loic.mart...@gmail.com writes: * License         : GPL2+ This package should go in contrib because he depends on non-free packages (mame-*). Right, since it depends on MAME

Re: Removal of fc-cache calls in postinsts

2009-06-13 Thread Paul Wise
2009/6/14 Josselin Mouette j...@debian.org: Re-running fc-cache used to be done by defoma, but people kept adding fc-cache calls manually.  They turned out to have been right, since defoma support was ripped out of fontconfig a while ago. It was? I still see this file in the fontconfig

Re: RFC: DEP-3: Patch Tagging Guidelines

2009-06-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 7:20 AM, Charles Plessyple...@debian.org wrote: The dh_make template for debian/copyright induces many developers to put their packaging work under the GPL, and I have already seen packages whose license is otherwise BSD-ish with such patches. If the maintainer

Re: RFC: DEP-3: Patch Tagging Guidelines

2009-06-19 Thread Paul Wise
2009/6/19 Josselin Mouette j...@debian.org: It’s already better, but for more readability, would it be possible to have a registered list of bug tracking aliases? For example:        Bug-Debian: #12345        Bug-Ubuntu: #2356        Bug-GNOME: #5671 Personally I'd prefer URLs (for all

Re: [Debconf-discuss] using OpenPGP notations to indicate keysigning practices [was: Re: GPG keysigning?]

2009-06-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 3:14 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmord...@fifthhorseman.net wrote: I think that misses a critical point; i want to use my OpenPGP key for a variety of purposes both in and out of debian.  I consider it a baseline tool for managing my digital identity.  While i'm happy to obey

Re: A standard patch rule for our rules

2009-07-01 Thread Paul Wise
Nice poem :) -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-devel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Re: Re-activating an emeritus account

2009-07-02 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 12:02 PM, John Ferlitojo...@inodes.org wrote: I've been trying to become a Debian Developer again for a while. I am currently in emeritus status. The correct process for this according to [1] is to email da-mana...@d.o which I have done twice in the last year with no

Re: RFC: DEP-3: Patch Tagging Guidelines

2009-07-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 10:05 PM, Salvatore Bonaccorsosalvatore.bonacco...@gmail.com wrote: Having only the bugnumber should work too, but the URL is then: https://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=1215086 That can be further shortened to this:

Re: Reporting bug on documentation

2009-07-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 6:32 PM, mathieu.malate...@gmail.com wrote:  Where should I report broken links from: http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/new-maintainer  There is a link to : http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/new-maintainer.html#mentors which does not exist.

Re: Reporting bug on documentation

2009-07-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Neil Williamscodeh...@debian.org wrote: Are you sure? Yes. Is it a cached page you're seeing? Nope, cache = off in ~/.wgetrc From this end, none of the pages exist. http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/scope.html

Re: Coordinating efforts to get a new kernel in testing?

2009-07-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Frans Pop elen...@planet.nl wrote: Like FTBFS of linux-modules-extra-2.6 on 3 architectures I guess? That seemed to me like a valid reason not to want to migrate .29 to testing. Also the armel linux-2.6 FTBFS:

Re: How to get all dependent source packages

2009-07-16 Thread Paul Wise
apt-src might be useful to you. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-devel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Re: How to orphan a package without being the maintainer

2009-07-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:27 AM, LIU Qiliuq...@gmail.com wrote: Long time ago I ITA(http://bugs.debian.org/430431) a package, prokyon3. Because few persons use this software and I switched to gtk instead of qt after I adopted this package (it is qt based), I use this software very rarely and

Re: The wider implications of stuffing the NEW queue with issues it was not designed for.

2009-07-19 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Philipp Kern wrote: Damaged the project... no.  Caused a RC bug to be overlooked... yes. I recently encountered a package where the library's binary package was not named after the SONAME.  This caused a lintian error which was... overridden.  And it broke

Re: Whence /usr/lib/debug?

2009-07-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Florian Weimerf...@deneb.enyo.de wrote:  Separate debug information objects [name?] must be installed under  /usr/lib/debug.  The file name must be the result of calling  realpath() on the path to the actual DSO containing code, prepended  with the string

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