Bug#926915: RFS: fossology/3.5.0-1 [ITP] -- OSS license compliance tool

2019-05-16 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:18 PM Gaurav Mishra wrote: > I have updated the dependencies and made them specific to Debian Stretch. New and reintroduced packages enter Debian through unstable, so your initial package should be built and tested on unstable. Once it reaches testing after the buster

Re: Configure your PC to contribute to Debian community

2019-05-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 3:25 AM Jeremy Stanley wrote: > That said, if you're looking to have a Linux VM on a Linux host, UML > probably still works. It does still work, here is a quick way to get a busybox shell and nothing else: sudo apt install user-mode-linux apt download busybox-static

Re: Configure your PC to contribute to Debian community

2019-05-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 11:28 PM Vipul wrote: > PS: I've already asked this question debian-users mailing list but seems like > this place is more appropriate to ask these type of questions. Check out the guide for getting packages into Debian: https://mentors.debian.net/intro-maintainers >

Re: |& Was: uscan & shotwell

2019-04-29 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 1:37 PM Marc Haber wrote: > On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 07:32:43AM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote: > > The |& is new to me. Please elaborate what it is. > > > > Is it short hand notation for > > > > 2>&1 | > > It is, and a bashism. Another useful bashism: cmd &> filename

Re: uscan & shotwell

2019-04-28 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 10:53 PM Jörg Frings-Fürst wrote: > - From where comes the http://yorba.org/download/shotwell/ ? Probably some sort of redirect, I suggest using `uscan --debug --verbose |& grep -C10 yorba` to get an idea of where it comes from. -- bye, pabs

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 5:34 AM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > I'm not aware of any welcome mail I should have received. No idea what went wrong but the template for it is here: https://salsa.debian.org/dsa-team/mirror/userdir-ldap/raw/master/templates/welcome-message-guest -- bye, pabs

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 5:14 AM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > Where do I complain about this? https://bugs.debian.org/nm.debian.org ? Sounds reasonable. I'd suggest that you join the #debian-newmaint IRC channel just before filing the bug so that you can join in any real-time discussion that might

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 4:32 AM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > Just a remark: my gpg key does not contain my debian.org address as UID. > Not sure if that matters. Since you are not a Debian member, that address is not to be used. The welcome mail you got from DSA should have made that clear. The mail

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 3:11 AM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > "You are currently logged in with SSO username , but you cannot be > matched to any person in the site. > If you are already in the site, for example as a Debian Maintainer, you > can try to correct the situation using the claim interface."

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 4:05 PM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > So the advantage over being a Debian Contributor is that I don't need an > advocate for each host access, but still need to request access to each > box, right? Whom to I ask: simply send a mail to > debian-ad...@lists.debian.org containing a

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, 2019-04-26 at 06:13 +0200, Mattia Rizzolo wrote: > The problem here is that guest accounts need to be approved for each > host, and the approval has an expiration (iirc it lasts 3 months by > default). The approvals aren't removed from LDAP after they expire so that doesn't explain the

Re: Access to Porter machines as Debian Maintainer?

2019-04-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:11 PM Hilmar Preuße wrote: > Unfortunately, that does not work. Because I suspect rather an > organizational, than a technical problem suspect, I don't post extensive > logs. What am I missing? Do I need to be DD to login into porter boxes > or should it be possible as

Re: Need help with uscan

2019-04-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 9:00 AM Ben Finney wrote: > Andrius Merkys writes: > > I am wondering if it would be possible to write uscan rules to extract > > the timestamp and download the upstream tarball by analyzing [the HTML > > of the index page] > > I don't know enough about hacking UScan for

Re: new maintainer for package 'urlscan'

2019-04-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 9:26 PM Jérémy Lal wrote: > You ought to check > https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/urlscan > > and propose to the last DD who signed the upload to sponsor your upload. I'd suggest following the salvaging process: https://wiki.debian.org/PackageSalvaging Some other useful

Re: Request help for mentoring

2019-04-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 12:59 PM Cyriac Biju wrote: > I am a novice developer and I was wondering as to where I can start off with > contributing to debian packages. I have basic knowledge of commands and > practices used in the development process and would like to request > mentorship for the

Bug#925956: RFS: wordplay/7.22-20 [ITA]

2019-03-29 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 6:09 PM Moshe Piekarski wrote: > Package name: wordplay > Upstream Author : Evans A Criswell (unresponsive) I think it is a good idea for projects in Debian to have active or responsive upstream projects. It would be great if you could create an upstream project by

Bug#921403: RFS: pyfltk/1.3.4.1-1 [ITP]

2019-02-18 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 3:51 PM Bart Martens wrote: > This package has been removed from Debian some time ago. > Are you sure that bringing it back has good value? See Robert's earlier mail on this topic: https://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2019/02/msg00055.html -- bye, pabs

Bug#915694: RFS: clamav-unofficial-sigs/5.6.2

2019-02-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 2:03 PM Brent Clark wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "clamav-unofficial-sigs": ... > The respective dsc file can be found at: > > https://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/c/clamav-unofficial-sigs/clamav-unofficial-sigs_5.6.2-1.dsc Sorry for the long

Bug#921403: RFS: pyfltk/1.3.4.1-1 [ITP]

2019-02-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 10:27 AM Robert Arkiletian wrote: > Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command: > > dget -x > https://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/p/pyfltk/pyfltk_1.3.4.1-1.dsc Here is a review: > More information about pyfltk can be obtained

Re: my first debian package

2019-02-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 7:58 AM Robert Arkiletian wrote: > Hurray! I built it. Congrats! Please also check the package with lintian. > How do I sign the dsc and changes files with gpg before uploading to > mentors site with dput. The intro guide should document that, but it should be enough to

Re: my first debian package

2019-02-03 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 11:03 AM Robert Arkiletian wrote: > I'm hoping someone can help me co-maintain it or help me get this > package accepted. For your information I am a high school CS teacher > in Canada who uses python fltk to teach gui programming. It's a lot > easier to tell my students to

Re: my first debian package

2019-02-03 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 11:03 AM Robert Arkiletian wrote: > Thank you for your suggestions. I think I have finally finished making > the package. However, the final step debuild -us -uc fails > with an error message stating that the source package has two > conflicting values: pyfltk and

Re: my first debian package

2019-02-03 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 4:02 PM Andreas Tille wrote: > which conserves the main important parts of history without any > hassle to deal with archived svn. This will drop commit messages and any changes that weren't uploaded. Personally, I never found dealing with local subversion databases any

Re: my first debian package

2019-02-02 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 2:36 PM Robert Arkiletian wrote: > The package used to be in debian before but has been orphaned. When reintroducing packages, there are some extra steps to perform in addition to the ones done when adding new packages:

Bug#919637: RFS: elinks/0.13~20190114-1 [ITA]

2019-01-18 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:51 PM Adam Borowski wrote: > I'm not entirely sure if enabling javascript is such a hot idea in a > codebase that hardly sees maintenance these days. But it's up to you... Personally I think the users of terminal-based web browsers would be very surprised and possibly

Re: Meaning of "Checking build-dependency (indep) on amd64" excuse

2019-01-16 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 12:07 AM Ferenc Wágner wrote: > Thanks, Paul, it makes sense indeed and I agree it's reasonable to do, > but how/why is this an excuse? Is there any problem with that? No idea, you would have to ask the release team about this. > That gives 404 to me.

Re: Meaning of "Checking build-dependency (indep) on amd64" excuse

2019-01-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 7:06 PM wrote: > Could somebody please explain me the meaning of the "Checking > build-dependency (indep) on amd64" migration excuse as seen on > https://qa.debian.org/excuses.php?package=pacemaker? Looking at the code, I think it means that the migration scripts are

Re: Hello

2019-01-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 3:38 PM HuangKaiXiang wrote: > Hello everyone, I want to join as a Debian developer. Hi, thanks for your interest in Debian :) > The new maintainer manual tells me that I can get help here. > I need a mentros to help and tell me how to do it. There are lots of different

Re: looking-glass packaging questions

2019-01-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 11:06 PM Lennart Weller wrote: > The last change is something maybe for the future. The software depends on a > client component for windows which currently needs to be downloaded from the > authors website. I imagine one could supply a self cross-compiled windows >

Re: Debian Mentors wiki and Debian Mentors Faq wiki

2018-12-13 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:39 PM ant wrote: > perhaps a reasonable compromise is to adjust > the page to remark that not all mentors are on > that list and include a pointer to the D-M-Faq > wiki page? that would have saved me having to > search for it. The D-M-Faq doesn't mention any other

Re: Debian Mentors wiki and Debian Mentors Faq wiki

2018-12-13 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 1:35 AM ant wrote: > i think it makes sense for the first to either be > removed or to have it point to the second. The two pages serve different purposes so redirecting from Mentors to DebianMentorsFaq doesn't seem correct. Probably the Mentors page simply needs some

Bug#915694: [Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#915694: RFS: clamav-unofficial-sigs/5.6.2

2018-12-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 3:12 PM Scott Kitterman wrote: > This package currently has Paul Wise listed as a co-maintainer, but you've > removed him. Did you coordinate that with him? In any case, the change needs > to be documented in debian/changelog. He did, see the bug closed

Re: Request for peer review of clamav-unofficial-sigs

2018-11-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 2:04 PM Brent Clark wrote: > I have moved this action to install the man and cron in debian/postinst. This isn't appropriate for packages in Debian, so an alternative mechanism should be used. Perhaps upstream could skip the configuration check when the man/cron options

Re: Request for peer review of clamav-unofficial-sigs

2018-11-22 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 8:15 PM Brent Clark wrote: > Im still unclear of what I need to do here. It is completely up to you how to represent your packaging in git. Personally, if I have to use git at all, I like to use a Debian packaging repository that contains only the Debian packaging and

Re: Request for peer review of clamav-unofficial-sigs

2018-11-21 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 2:34 PM Brent Clark wrote: > I am new to packaging and I would like to ask if someone could please > peer review my work. Some comments: I'm not sure how you want to use git for packaging. I used gbp and pristine-tar. These days I would personally remove all upstream

Re: Questions regarding orphaned package and transition

2018-11-13 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 4:51 PM Birger Schacht wrote: > i let ratt rebuild all the reverse dependencies, but i'm not sure about > the results [0]. there are some build failures that don't seem to have > anything to do with libjson, i.e. [1] which seems to fail because of a > directory permission

Re: Best way to patch a public header file before installation

2018-11-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 3:20 PM Mathieu Malaterre wrote: > Long story short, I believe this fixes the symptoms and not the actual > bug. I would even go one step further and make that arch specific > include be restricted (Debian policy) to only a subset of packages > (gcc, libc...), since I fail

Re: Questions regarding orphaned package and transition

2018-11-07 Thread Paul Wise
Since this is an orphaned package, any uploads would be referred to as "QA upload" (dch --qa) rather than NMUs. Looking at #904418, it seems that the test rebuild of all reverse dependencies was not fully completed so there could be more than just OpenSIPS affected. The package ratt (Rebuild All

Re: Best way to patch a public header file before installation

2018-11-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 4:14 AM Mathieu Malaterre wrote: > I'd like to patch a header file just before it gets installed. In > particular I'd like to remove a line that contains > ILMBASE_HAVE_CONTROL_REGISTER_SUPPORT (it is either #define or #undef > depending on the arch). This way I make sure

Re: help for a watch file

2018-11-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:48 PM PICCA Frederic-Emmanuel wrote: > so do you think that it is possible to write a watch file for this ? These days uscan can check pretty much any page that contains a version number. Look at the searchmode=plain or pagemangle options. If something more complicated

Re: Uploading a new version of a package

2018-10-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 8:33 PM Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda wrote: > I have an strange doubt. One of the package I maintain is a library (ompl) and > now I would like to push a new version with new ABI. It sounds like you are upstream for this library? Either way you might want to use abipkgdiff

Bug#910608: RFS: libtheft/0.4.5-1 ITP #910296

2018-10-21 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 1:54 PM Gergely Nagy wrote: > - The package build-depends on `debhelper-compat (= 11)`, which works, > but it's a virtual package. I'd suggest build-depending on `debhelper > (>= 11)`, and adding a `debian/compat` file with "11" as its content. > This will get rid of

Re: Looking for a log of UploadQueue activities

2018-09-18 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 2:10 AM, Tomas Fasth wrote: > Is it possible to access a log of some sort for the activities on the > UploadQueue? Login to the upload host ssh.upload.debian.org and view: /srv/upload.debian.org/queued/run/log Login to the ftp-master mirror mirror.ftp-master.debian.org

Bug#900579: RFS: libminini/1.2.a-1 [ITP]

2018-09-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:26 PM, Yangfl wrote: > I don't see there's a need to edit or regenerate PDF doc; it just > provides some simple API documents. Anyway I remove it since I just > want to provide a shared library (for utox). When the API changes, the documentation will need to change

Bug#900579: RFS: libminini/1.2.a-1 [ITP]

2018-09-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM, Adam Borowski wrote: > I also don't see any source for the PDF documentation. According to the PDF metadata, the source is minini.dvi and the PDF was built using a very old version of dvips (from texlive-binaries), please ask upstream if they still have a copy of

Bug#893377: Re: Bug#893377: RFS: taptempo/1.2.1-1 [ITP]

2018-09-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Sep 15, 2018 at 9:53 PM, François Mazen wrote: > the file msys/mingw-bundledlls.py was committed by mistake. It is only > needed to generate the Windows package. > I've removed it in the upstream code and I generated a new release > (1.4.3). I've also updated the copyright file for the

Re: Packaging in git and Files-Excluded

2018-09-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 6:09 PM, Birger Schacht wrote: > i'm trying to package a software using git and importing upstream > releases from git tags. There are files in the git tree that have to be > removed to make the package dfsg compliant (what would normally happen > through repackaging). The

Bug#908346: closed by Bart Martens (closing RFS: picocli/3.5.2-1 [ ITP])

2018-09-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, 2018-09-09 at 08:43 +0200, Miroslav Kravec wrote: > And, is it possible to download package from NEW queue, using dget? No, since packages in the NEW queue haven't been through the NEW process to confirm that Debian has permission to distribute them and if they are Free Software that is

Bug#908346: closed by Bart Martens (closing RFS: picocli/3.5.2-1 [ ITP])

2018-09-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 2:28 PM, Miroslav Kravec wrote: > Sorry for that. It was already sponsored. I was already asleep, and > saw notification in the morning. FYI, you are replying to a robot. Bart runs a cron job to synchronise the state of the BTS with the state of the archives (ftp-master,

Re: Formal definitions of Provides and Replaces

2018-09-02 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 4:14 PM, Andrius Merkys wrote: > I fail to find the formal definitions (regarding API/ABI and files) of > Provides and Replaces fields of d/control, could someone point it out to me > please? In particular, if package A Provides/Replaces B, does that mean that > A MUST have

Re: C++ help needed for new version of pbdagcon

2018-08-17 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:44 PM, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote: > Looks like the project code was updated for s/HITS_DB/DAZZ_DB/ but the > DAZZ_DB submodule snapshot was not updated. Ask the upstream. This sounds like an embedded code copy, you might want to talk to upstream to find out and get it

Re: Is uscan git mode able to fetch submodules? [Was: Please clarify relation of code copy of daligner and dazzdb in package pbdagcon]

2018-07-20 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 7:49 PM, Andreas Tille wrote: > is there any way to also fetch submodules when using git mode in a watch > file? If the answer would be yes, than I could get rid of a > get-orig-source script (see full story below). IMO submodules should usually be packaged separately.

Re: Salsa Group Request for Nextcloud

2018-06-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 11:20 AM, Lev Lazinskiy wrote: > I am happy to reach out to upstream for clarification, but I am basing my > current information on this comment [1] from the RFP[2]. > > [1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=835086#35 > [2]

Re: Salsa Group Request for Nextcloud

2018-06-23 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 6:47 AM, Lev Lazinskiy wrote: > I would like to begin a packaging initiative for nextcloud[1] The former upstream owncloud was removed from Debian because upstream requested it be removed, has this changed with the new upstream? I'd strongly suggest discussing this with

Bug#901419: RFS: streamlink/0.13.0+dfsg-1

2018-06-19 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 6:26 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "streamlink" for a new > upstream version 0.13.0. Uploaded. I noticed the tests print a bunch of deprecation warnings, please talk to upstream about that if you didn't already. -- bye, pabs

Re: gnucobol/2.2-1

2018-06-12 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 2:28 PM, Ludwin Janvier wrote: > * use tarball, remove stuff & build This seems simplest. -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Re: gnucobol/2.2-1

2018-06-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:29 PM, Ludwin Janvier wrote: > * I disabled the generation of the *-dbgsym packages with override_dh_strip > because there was no debug symbol. Is this an issue? It would be nice if the missing debug symbols issue could be fixed, but it isn't essential to do that. > *

Re: Mysterious autopkgtest tests of ujson package

2018-06-02 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Jun 2, 2018 at 2:55 PM, Lumin wrote: >> set -e ; for py in $(py3versions -r 2>/dev/null) ; do cd "$AUTOPKGTEST_TMP" >> ; echo "Testing with $py:" ; $py -c "import ujson; print(ujson)" ; done > > Where did that test come from? Thanks. autodep8: /usr/share/autodep8/support/python BTW:

Re: Getting a fix into a package? What am I doing wrong?

2018-05-28 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 6:01 PM, Luke Diamand wrote: > I'm obviously doing something terribly wrong, but I have no idea what. I don't think you did anything wrong. > Can someone tell me the correct process for getting a bug fix in? Exactly what you did so far. I think the problem here is that

Re: Gitlab API question: Fetching group ID works not reliably

2018-05-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 2:30 PM, Andreas Tille wrote: > This would be very convenient but I have not found it. https://docs.gitlab.com/ce/api/groups.html#search-for-group https://salsa.debian.org/api/v4/groups?search=science-team -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Re: Gitlab API question: Fetching group ID works not reliably

2018-05-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 2:18 PM, Andreas Tille wrote: > Any idea what might be wrong here? I thought there was a way to lookup the id for a group by querying the name. -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Re: Packaging both kernel modules and userspace applications

2018-05-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 7:31 AM, Alberto Leiva wrote: > I'm trying to package a couple of kernel modules that come with a few > userspace clients to interact with them. ... > So I have ended up with a means to create two packages; one for the > modules and one for the clients. Should be easy to

Bug#898308: RFS: streamlink/0.12.1+dfsg-1

2018-05-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 7:40 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "streamlink" for a new > upstream version 0.12.1. Uploaded. Some things you might want to do if you have spare time: > * Remove X-Python3-Version not needed anymore This is incorrect, removing

Re: How to fix symbols files to work with gcc-7 and gcc-8 (Was: Bug#897794: libquazip: ftbfs with GCC-8)

2018-05-04 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, May 5, 2018 at 7:12 AM, Mattia Rizzolo wrote: > ABI breaks are awful to handle after they land in unstable, catching one > before can save the maintainer, release team and all the rdeps *a lot* > of otherwise wasted time and headaches. We really do need a service doing full ABI tracking

Bug#895681: RFS: arc/5.21q-6

2018-04-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 10:19 PM, Ricardo Fantin da Costa wrote: > Changes since the last upload: These seem relatively minor and not worth a rebuild. If you lack ideas for how to improve the package: https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/arc https://packages.qa.debian.org/a/arc.html I would suggest

Re: C++ and Python package combined

2018-04-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 4:43 PM, Nico Schlömer wrote: > Can I use export in d/rules? I think so yes. -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Re: C++ and Python package combined

2018-04-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 4:04 PM, Nico Schlömer wrote: >> Which software is this? > > FEniCS/Dolfin [1]. (I'm preparing the upcoming release.) Has something changed to prevent the existing dh overrides from working? https://sources.debian.org/src/dolfin/2017.2.0.post0-3/debian/rules > The latter

Re: C++ and Python package combined

2018-04-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 10:38 PM, Nico Schlömer wrote: > I would like to package a piece of software Which software is this? > Any hints? Does the upstream build system not take care of each of the steps? -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Bug#894163: RFS: streamlink/0.11.0+dfsg-1~bpo9+1

2018-03-29 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 6:44 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > I think I have found the cause. Nice detective work. > I've replaced the patch 0006-Avoid-use-of-non-ASCII-in-plugins.patch > with another patch ensuring load_module is given an open file descriptor. Please apply that change upstream or

Re: Need to manage my incoming

2018-03-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 7:29 PM, Mel Mac wrote: > I need guidance with appxmanifest ? Please provide more details, it sounds like you might be on the wrong list. -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Bug#894163: RFS: streamlink/0.11.0+dfsg-1~bpo9+1

2018-03-26 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 5:19 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > https://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/streamlink/streamlink_0.11.0+dfsg-1~bpo9+1.dsc Unfortunately the package FTBFS in my stretch pbuilder, one test failure in tests/test_plugins.py, it looks like it tries to load the plugins in

Re: moving teams to salsa

2018-03-15 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 6:44 PM, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote: > Is anybody willing to point me some wiki https://wiki.debian.org/Salsa/AliothMigration -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Bug#891922: RFS: you-get/0.4.1040-1 [ITP]

2018-03-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 1:46 AM, Alex Mestiashvili wrote: > It would be interesting to see how this program is different from > already existing tools like youtube-dl and cclive. There are a lot of different tools in this space: https://wiki.debian.org/MultimediaFetchingTools They are

Bug#892153: Objective-C libraries (was: Bug#892153: marked as done (RFS: addresses-for-gnustep/0.4.8-3 [RC]))

2018-03-12 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 4:20 PM, Yavor Doganov wrote: > Because of the dynamic nature of the language this information is not > available at build time. Hmmm, what about something that looks at the headers? -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Bug#892153: Objective-C libraries (was: Bug#892153: marked as done (RFS: addresses-for-gnustep/0.4.8-3 [RC]))

2018-03-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 2:02 AM, Yavor Doganov wrote: > If -initWithAddressBook:readOnly: is removed in a new version of the > library, that's an API/ABI break but again, it won't be reflected in > the symbols table. In a C/C++ library you'll see a symbol > disappearing but it won't happen here.

Bug#892417: RFS: streamlink/0.11.0+dfsg-1

2018-03-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 1:31 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > Shouldn't not so much used packages preferably not be backported (to > avoid maintenance costs to other involved parties) ? The backports policy says "Please only upload package with a notable userbase. User request for the package may be

Re: Bug#890203: RFS: gigalomania/1.0-1 [ITP]

2018-03-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 7:01 PM, Jose G. López wrote: > I contacted upstream but answered that wasn't posible as it's needed for > other platforms. There are other options for that situation, like providing it only in the binary packages for those platforms, or providing a script to download

Re: I want to get started in open source/free software

2018-03-10 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 4:21 PM, mitch wrote: > I have some spare time and an interest in development but not much > experience. I do know basic c and have a degree in IST. I have a dated book > Debain System by martin f. kraft. I'm somewhat interested in trying to > package and maintain a

Bug#892417: RFS: streamlink/0.11.0+dfsg-1

2018-03-08 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 7:37 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "streamlink" for a new > upstream version 0.11.0. Uploaded. PS: if you would like to upload an official backport, feel free to file another RFS for that when it reaches testing. -- bye, pabs

Bug#883379: RFS: deepin-voice-recorder/1.3.6-1 [ITP]

2018-03-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 11:08 PM, Boyuan Yang wrote: > As previously explained by Yangfl, files in /usr/share/dman/ are > richtext manuals intended to be read by deepin-manual (which is not in > Debian Archive yet). Is there any possibility of renaming this directory to deepin-manual or

Bug#892129: RFS: urlwatch/2.8-3

2018-03-05 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, 2018-03-05 at 22:29 +0100, Maxime Werlen wrote: > * Fix missing optional dependencies (Closes: #891884) ... > + python-html2text, > + python-vobject, Since urlwatch uses Python 3, I think urlwatch should be suggesting the Python 3 html2text and vobject modules. > + sendmail, I don't

Re: Why debian use postinst for declarative actions?

2018-03-05 Thread Paul Wise
On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 7:08 PM, George Shuklin wrote: > There is a big question with torture me for awhile. Why some purely > declarative operations are performed by non-standard postinst scripts? Probably dpkg doesn't support declarative mechanisms for those things. Some of them have

Re: Package EOL checklist

2018-02-27 Thread Paul Wise
uthors/committers should be represented, for eg: pabs=Paul Wise <p...@debian.org> git cvsimport -A cvs2git-authors -akmRv -d libmrss-CVS -C libmrss-git -o master libmrss &> log If libmrss upstream cannot access the CVS repository any more then the procedure is a bit more involve

Re: Package EOL checklist

2018-02-27 Thread Paul Wise
On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 2:34 PM, Joseph Herlant wrote: > Did I miss a step? The first step when asking questions should always be to include details so that we know what we are talking about. > I have a package that is not maintained by upstream anymore and I was trying > to find some sort of

Bug#891429: RFS: urlwatch/2.8-1

2018-02-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 10:34 PM, Maxime Werlen wrote: > Cc: Paul Wise <p...@debian.org> Please use X-Debbugs-CC to CC people when filing new bugs. This allows the recipient to also find out about the bug number: https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting#xcc > I am looking for a sp

Bug#890203: RFS: gigalomania/1.0-1 [ITP]

2018-02-18 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 3:34 AM, Jose G. López wrote: > The package got rejected because I forgot to reference a copy of TinyXML. Please ask upstream to remove the copy from their VCS and tarballs and depend on it instead. If that does not work, please either repack the tarball or ensure that

Re: GPLv3 source code with license check for some build configuration, DFSG ok?

2018-02-14 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:29 AM, Thomas Preud'homme wrote: > ultracopier's source code has a license check when built in ultimate mode. What is the difference between ultimate mode and normal modes? -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Bug#887659: RFS: urlwatch/2.7-1 [ITA]

2018-02-12 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, 2018-02-09 at 07:29 +0100, Maxime Werlen wrote: > Thanks for your time reviewing my packages. Thanks for adopting urlwatch! > I've tried to fix as much issues as I'm capable. There is only the blocker of ftp-masters accepting minidb now. It would be nice to fix these extra issues at

Bug#887660: RFS: minidb/2.0.2-1 [ITP]

2018-02-12 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, 2018-02-09 at 07:31 +0100, Maxime Werlen wrote: > Thanks for your time reviewing this package. Thanks for adopting urlwatch :) > I've tried to fix as much issues as I'm capable. Excellent. Since you fixed the two blockers, I've uploaded it to NEW. A few more things that might be nice

Re: compiled binary file in source package

2018-02-09 Thread Paul Wise
On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 4:14 PM, Miroslav Kravec wrote: > Could you please provide the name of the policy? I've just read it, > and I haven't found one. Debian Free Software Guidelines item 2: https://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines 2. Source Code The program must include source

Re: question about lintian overrides

2018-01-31 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 7:47 AM, Elías Alejandro wrote: > "Exec=env GDK_BACKEND=x11 uget-gtk %u" I'm guessing this will break for users running apps under Wayland instead of X11. I think it would be best to remove "env GDK_BACKEND=x11" so that Wayland works and the lintian warning goes away. --

Bug#888312: RFS: streamlink/0.10.0+dfsg-1

2018-01-25 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, 2018-01-25 at 22:35 +0100, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > Without this override, dh_installchangelogs uses "docs/changelog.rst" > instead, which contains only an include statement and not the actual > content (see diffoscope in attachment) > > According to its sources, dh_installchangelogs

Bug#888312: RFS: streamlink/0.10.0+dfsg-1

2018-01-24 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 5:26 AM, Alexis Murzeau wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "streamlink" for a new > upstream version 0.10.0. Uploaded. Some things that would be nice to fix at some point: I'm surprised override_dh_installchangelogs is needed, the code seems like it

Bug#887660: RFS: minidb/2.0.2-1 [ITP]

2018-01-20 Thread Paul Wise
Control: owner -1 ! Control: tags -1 + moreinfo I intend to sponsor this because the urlwatch RFS needs it. On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 4:42 AM, Maxime Werlen wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "minidb" In future, I'd recommend using the BTS block command when filing an RFS that

Bug#887659: RFS: urlwatch/2.7-1 [ITA]

2018-01-20 Thread Paul Wise
Control: owner -1 ! Control: tags -1 + moreinfo I intend to sponsor this. On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:42:33 +0100 Maxime Werlen wrote: > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "urlwatch" These issues block the upload of this package: The package FTBFS in a clean chroot, you need to package

Re: ITA: pygithub/1.35-1

2018-01-13 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, 2018-01-13 at 21:37 -0300, eamanu15 . wrote: > I will send again the mail with the correct data. No need to do that. > this is the only change that I have to make?? No idea, I didn't review the package. -- bye, pabs https://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise signature.asc Description: This

Re: ITA: pygithub/1.35-1

2018-01-13 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 11:48 PM, Emmanuel Arias wrote: > Source: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/PyGithub > Upstream Author : Emmanuel Arias This is incorrect, please do not claim authorship of code you did not write. https://github.com/orgs/PyGithub/people

Re: Splitting source package into two

2018-01-11 Thread Paul Wise
On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Ole Streicher wrote: > Recently, upstream announced a new version 3.0 of astropy, which > supports Python 3 only, and I want to have a smooth migration path. I > thought of a temporary package split: create a new source package > "astropy" that inherits of the

Re: Dependencies across architectures

2018-01-07 Thread Paul Wise
On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 5:59 PM, Ole Streicher wrote: > Unfortunately, this is impossible: the assembler code creates a kind of > sigsetjmp() (with its own calling interface) for Fortran 77. This cannot > be simply remodelled in C. In principle, one could re-implement this > with the libunwind

Re: Dependencies across architectures

2018-01-06 Thread Paul Wise
On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 5:43 PM, Ole Streicher wrote: > "iraf" exists only on selected architectures due to some required > assembler code for each arch and problems with big endian. There could be a fallback in C for arches with no assembler yet and any non-baseline instructions should be

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