Re: RFS: burp -- A cross platform network backup and restore program.

2012-02-10 Thread Bartosz Feński
W dniu 07.02.2012 22:06, Bas van den Dikkenberg pisze: *Van:*Bartosz Feński [mailto:bart...@fenski.pl] *Verzonden:* dinsdag 7 februari 2012 21:20 *Aan:* Bas van den Dikkenberg *CC:* Daniel Martí; debian-mentors@lists.debian.org *Onderwerp:* Re: RFS: burp -- A cross platform network

Re: RFS: policyd-weight

2012-02-10 Thread Werner Detter
Anyone ? :) Am 08.02.12 12:53, schrieb Werner Detter: Hi everybody I've received an email from Thomas. He proposed that it would make sense to have not only one sponsor for my package but maybe two So if one is busy the other one can do the sponsoring. Thomas had no time to upload my

Re: How to tell users that ia32-libs will go away

2012-02-10 Thread Goswin von Brederlow
Dear ftp-master, I wonder if the solution below for transitioning ia32-libs to multiarch would be OK in regards to DAK and testing transition etc. Any technical problems why we couldn't make an exception for the 3 ia32-libs* packages for this? Steve Langasek vor...@debian.org writes: On Thu,

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Stephen M. Webb
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 02/10/2012 01:17 AM, Dmitry Smirnov wrote: Dear mentors, I seek your advice regarding the best practice with using --as-needed. The --as--needed flag is automatically added to package builds in Ubuntu. If you do not want your package to fail

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Jakub Wilk
* Stephen M. Webb stephen.w...@bregmasoft.ca, 2012-02-10, 07:12: I seek your advice regarding the best practice with using --as-needed. The --as--needed flag is automatically added to package builds in Ubuntu. If you do not want your package to fail to build from source (and thus not be

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Bernhard R. Link
* Dmitry Smirnov only...@member.fsf.org [120210 07:18]: Because in their eyes I have neither expertise nor reputation I couldn't convince them that benefits are outweight risks. (--as-needed removes dozen of packages from Depends) I've been asked to provide a document or a quote from

Bug#658306: preload/0.6.4-2 [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon

2012-02-10 Thread Daniel Martí
retitle 658306 RFS: preload/0.6.4-2 [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon thanks I've been working further on this package. The changelog now looks as follows: * New Maintainer (Closes: #646216) * Switched to 3.0 (quilt) source format. * Corrected the logrotate location. Thanks to Tobias

Processed: preload/0.6.4-2 [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon

2012-02-10 Thread Debian Bug Tracking System
Processing commands for cont...@bugs.debian.org: retitle 658306 RFS: preload/0.6.4-2 [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon Bug #658306 [sponsorship-requests] RFS: preload [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon Changed Bug title to 'RFS: preload/0.6.4-2 [ITA] -- adaptive readahead daemon' from 'RFS:

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Russ Allbery
Dmitry Smirnov only...@member.fsf.org writes: I seek your advice regarding the best practice with using --as-needed. Recently I tried to convince two package maintainers to use --as-needed in order to reduce overlinking. Surprisingly this time this idea was opposed with great resistance as

RFS: burp -- A cross platform network backup and restore program.

2012-02-10 Thread Bas van den Dikkenberg
hi fEnIo, I did complete rebuild of the packages and fixed all of the isues, Can you please re evaluate the package and when it is oke sponsor it bye uploading it for me? To access further information about this package, please visit the following URL:

Processed: tagging 658835, bug 658204 has no owner, severity of 658772 is wishlist, tagging 659243

2012-02-10 Thread Debian Bug Tracking System
Processing commands for cont...@bugs.debian.org: tags 658835 - confirmed fixed Bug #658835 [sponsorship-requests] RFS: aspsms-t (try 4) [NEW] -- sms transport for your xmpp/jabber server Removed tag(s) confirmed and fixed. noowner 658204 Bug #658204 [sponsorship-requests] RFS: bibtool [ITA] --

Bug#659416: RFS: u-boot/2011.12-2.1 [NMU with maintainer permission] -- boot loader for embedded systems

2012-02-10 Thread Jonathan Nieder
Package: sponsorship-requests Hi, I am looking to upload the package u-boot. dget -u http://alioth.debian.org/~jrnieder-guest/temp/u-boot/u-boot_2011.12-2.1.dsc It builds a bootloader (Das U-Boot), some companion tools, and some transitional packages. The purpose of this upload is to fix

Processed: Re: Bug#658065: RFS: atlas-cpp/0.6.2-1 [ITA] -- WorldForge wire protocol library

2012-02-10 Thread Debian Bug Tracking System
Processing commands for cont...@bugs.debian.org: tag 658065 + confirmed Bug #658065 [sponsorship-requests] RFS: atlas-cpp/0.6.2-1 [ITA] -- WorldForge wire protocol library Added tag(s) confirmed. thanks Stopping processing here. Please contact me if you need assistance. -- 658065:

Bug#658065: RFS: atlas-cpp/0.6.2-1 [ITA] -- WorldForge wire protocol library

2012-02-10 Thread Ansgar Burchardt
tag 658065 + confirmed thanks Hi, Stephen M. Webb stephen.w...@bregmasoft.ca writes: I am looking for a sponsor for my package atlas-cpp: dget -x http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/a/atlas-cpp/atlas-cpp_0.6.2-1.dsc * There are files licensed under the GFDL in tutorial/example.

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Paul Wise
The --as-needed flag is a workaround for buggy upstream build systems, IMO it should not be used unless the relevant build systems will not be fixed any time soon. -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-mentors-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Russ Allbery
Paul Wise p...@debian.org writes: The --as-needed flag is a workaround for buggy upstream build systems, IMO it should not be used unless the relevant build systems will not be fixed any time soon. Which in most cases they won't be. Hell, I'm an upstream maintainer for one case where *I'm*

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Dmitry Smirnov
On Fri, 10 Feb 2012 23:15:22 Bernhard R. Link wrote: I personally strongly recommend against using --as-needed unless you understand very well what it does. It may change the runtime behaviour of a program without any signs at link time. Surely it's a powerful thing which should be used with

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Dmitry Smirnov
On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 11:38:23 Paul Wise wrote: The --as-needed flag is a workaround for buggy upstream build systems, IMO it should not be used unless the relevant build systems will not be fixed any time soon. Seems like a typical case with GNOME project stuff. Do you know if there are

Re: How to convince maintainer to use --as-needed?

2012-02-10 Thread Paul Wise
Someone referenced an earlier thread about --as-needed, I suggest you read that. In addition, Gentoo has some documentation about it: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/qa/asneeded.xml -- bye, pabs http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Re: DEP-5 versioned URI / Lintian complains

2012-02-10 Thread Samuel Bronson
Russ Allbery rra at debian.org writes: Daniel Stender daniel at danielstender.com writes: For the very next of my commits, 1) what URI should I give to the very next commits, and should I just just disregard the Lintian complain For right now, I would ignore the complaint and use an

upstream changelog in LaTeX format

2012-02-10 Thread Jerome BENOIT
Hello List: The upstream changelog of my package is in LaTeX format: as the LaTeX is rough enough to be translated to HTML format by TtH, I will put the HTML translation within the package. Given that, what I am supposed to do with the LaTeX changelog source ? May I put it within the package as

Re: DEP-5 versioned URI / Lintian complains

2012-02-10 Thread Charles Plessy
Le Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 05:42:29AM +, Samuel Bronson a écrit : Russ Allbery rra at debian.org writes: Daniel Stender daniel at danielstender.com writes: For the very next of my commits, 1) what URI should I give to the very next commits, and should I just just disregard the

Re: RFS: burp -- A cross platform network backup and restore program.

2012-02-10 Thread Bartosz Feński
W dniu 10.02.2012 19:47, Bas van den Dikkenberg pisze: hi fEnIo, I did complete rebuild of the packages and fixed all of the isues, Can you please re evaluate the package and when it is oke sponsor it bye uploading it for me? To access further information about this package, please visit the