Re: manual pages

2009-03-16 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:00:26PM +0800, Chow Loong Jin wrote: On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 14:53 +0100, Jaromír Mikeš wrote: having problem to build package with manual pages. I edited and rename manpage.1.ex jnoise.1 Also uncomment line dh_installman in debian/rules binary-indep section

Re: upload key error

2009-03-18 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 01:33:44PM +0100, Grammostola Rosea wrote: upload error: /var/cache/pbuilder/result$ dupload -t mentors rumor_1.0.3b-1_i386.changes dupload note: no announcement will be sent. Checking signatures before upload...GPG signature is missing dupload fatal error: Pre-upload

RFS: kbtin (new)

2009-07-25 Thread Adam Borowski
Meow? I'd like to ask for a sponsor for new package kbtin. It's a MUD client, something that once was deemed dead, but judging by a recent influx of support requests, it is certainly not dead yet. Apparently, some people still prefer books (text games) to TV (mmorpgs). The package is lintian

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-08-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 11:24:08AM +0100, David Given wrote: Ben Finney wrote: [...] That sounds like a bug. I was under the impression that the default encoding of everything in lenny was supposed to be UTF-8. What tool is it that has this different default encoding? Well, I tried

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-08-12 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 08:12:24PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote: On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 08:09:06PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote: There's an important difference between beat the program with a large cluestick and beat the person with a large cluestick. Adam's assertion was only that the former was

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-08-13 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 08:44:13PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: Adam Borowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Issues to fix = A. man output B. groff processing C. man input Fixes for A. and B. are mostly local to man-db, fixing C. would be a Debian-wide issue. What I

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-08-14 Thread Adam Borowski
(Colin, CC-ing you as I'm not sure if you're of aware of this long thread, and both man-db and groff are your territory...) On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 05:25:27PM +0200, Nicolas François wrote: I proposed Colin to work on it during Debconf, but still had no time to do it. Could you tell us if

Re: RHS: libterm-ansicolor-ruby

2007-08-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 09:53:12PM +0200, Nico Golde wrote: * Deepak Tripathi [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2007-08-14 20:44]: libterm-ansicolor-ruby - Ruby library that colors strings using ANSI escape sequences [...] I am a bit curious why should someone not want to use curses but ansi

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-08-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 04:13:17PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: Adam Borowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any such description file would work only as long as you hard-code any fonts, and somehow provide them for any potential reader. Without this, wcwidth() is as good as you can get

Re: RHS: libterm-ansicolor-ruby

2007-08-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 04:02:57PM -, Thomas Dickey wrote: The Fungi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Of course, I can't imagine an ANSI library would be anything more than a few dozen string constant definitions, unless you wanted man tput (no point in hardcoding a few dozen string

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-09-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 07:03:57PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote: On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 12:50:53AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote: (Colin, CC-ing you as I'm not sure if you're of aware of this long thread, and both man-db and groff are your territory...) I wasn't aware of it, thanks. Sorry

Re: Man pages and UTF-8

2007-09-11 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 09:55:44AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote: Woh, it's great to hear from you. I'm afraid I've been lazy too, you should be shown ready patches instead of hearing that's mostly working... If you do work on patches, please make sure they're against current bzr; there have

RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-23 Thread Adam Borowski
Hi! I seem to have issues catching the previous sponsor, for some time already. There's an updated package at: dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/h/hashalot/hashalot_0.3-5.dsc Issues fixed: * Buffer overflow on RMD160: It will cause only a crash instead of executing arbitrary

RFS: tcng (updated) (1 RC, 3 non-RC bugs)

2008-01-23 Thread Adam Borowski
Hi! I seem to have issues getting hold on the previous sponsor (busy/bus/SA ?), and there's a number of bugs that could use uploading. The updated package can be found at: dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/t/tcng/tcng_10b-2.dsc The issues fixed are: * FTBFS on amd64: It appears

Re: RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:25:05AM +0100, Luca Bruno wrote: Adam Borowski scrisse: As the diff is small (except for file deletions), this shouldn't take much of your time. If someone could upload this, that would be cool. I've seen that you've already found Kapil available, fine

Re: RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:10:11AM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote: Hello, Some quick comments. On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Adam Borowski wrote: * Buffer overflow on RMD160: It will cause only a crash instead of executing arbitrary code, and considering the typical usage this is nearly

Re: RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 04:44:48PM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote: On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Adam Borowski wrote: On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:25:05AM +0100, Luca Bruno wrote: Anyway your gzipped diff is 70K (almost as big as the original tarball), which seems to clash with your previous

Re: RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 06:19:57AM +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote: Hello, Sorry about the delay in responding. Different time zones! Hah, it's 4am, it's me who's hitting the bed now... On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Adam Borowski wrote: Actually, it seems that reverting to upstream autotooling

(done) Re: RFS: hashalot (updated)

2008-01-25 Thread Adam Borowski
Debian Queue daemon wrote: hashalot_0.3-5_arm.changes uploaded successfully to localhost [...] Thanks! -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: // Never attribute to stupidity what can be // adequately explained by malice. -- To

Re: RFS/RFC: bibutils; convert bibliographic data between formats

2008-01-27 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 07:55:30PM +0100, David Bremner wrote: By the way, if you don't mind one more question, can you say how you decided that the package was actually GPL 2+? The file headers are not explicit, stating only the GPL. The headers say just the GPL yet GPL included in the

Re: RFS: tcng (updated) (1 RC, 3 non-RC bugs)

2008-01-31 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 12:44:41AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote: Hi! I seem to have issues getting hold on the previous sponsor (busy/bus/SA ?), and there's a number of bugs that could use uploading. Try 2. Sponsoring fixes for RC bugs earns you karma, right? The updated package can

Re: RFS: avant-window-navigator 0.2.1

2008-02-01 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 09:50:42PM +0100, Julien Lavergne wrote: * Package name: avant-window-navigator It spews several pages of dpkg-shlibdeps warnings during build -- what about trimming the libs somehow? -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: //

Re: Lintian: outdated-autotools-helper-file

2008-02-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 01:40:07PM -0600, Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz wrote: On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 08:27:52PM +0100, David Paleino wrote: E: gnome-translate source: outdated-autotools-helper-file config.guess 2003-07-02 What am I supposed to do? I believe that Build-Depending on

Re: RFS: talkfilters

2008-02-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:08:29PM +0100, David Paleino wrote: talkfilters - convert English text into humorous dialects The GNU Talk Filters are filter programs that convert ordinary English text into text that mimics a stereotyped or otherwise humorous dialect. These filters have been

Re: Bug#465086: RFS: talkfilters

2008-02-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 06:17:55PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote: David Paleino wrote: Is there any chance for filter to provide a libfilters library to interface with? I've packaged talkfilters because it was a possible use of libtranslate [2] [3], but that's not really necessary. I could

RFS: tcng (updated) -- 4 bugs including RC

2008-03-05 Thread Adam Borowski
Hi! I am still looking for a sponsor for tcng; either long-term or one-shot. If someone would bother to review and/or upload the package, it would be great. One of outstanding bugs is RC, and it has been waiting for an upload for quite some time. One question: newest lintian complains about

(done) Re: RFS: tcng (updated) -- 4 bugs including RC

2008-04-15 Thread Adam Borowski
After 8 RFS mails for tcng sent to various places, including 3 here, I guess that's a record. Especially for a RC bug fix. Yet, finally Sven Mueller became the hero who uploaded it. Yay for him! And boo for the rest of you lazy bastards :p (Ok, ok, that's probably a fault of me and my lack of

Re: kqemu package

2006-04-09 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote: Would you know any project to make a kqemu Debian package? I know there is already a qemu, I just subscribed to the ML, but how about kqemu? The problem is, you are not allowed to distribute kqemu. So, the only thing you will be legally

Re: kqemu package

2006-04-09 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, 9 Apr 2006, Martin Kelly wrote: Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote: Would you know any project to make a kqemu Debian package? I know there is already a qemu, I just subscribed to the ML, but how about kqemu? It is not open source... you would have to put it in the non-free section.

Re: RFC/RFS music123 package

2006-04-17 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Maxime Robache wrote: I'm looking for comments and for a sponsor concerning the music123 package I just adopted. 1. As it's a maintainer upload, the version number should be 15, not 14.3 -- the latter is used for source NMUs. 2. You may want to add support for other

Re: building rpms on debian system?

2006-04-20 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Ek Zindagoi wrote: I would like to build rpms on a debian system for use on a redhat system. Can I do that on a debian system ? As a short-term solution, you can cheat by making a Debian package and using alien --to-rpm. However, if anyone tries to put your RPMs into one

RFS: d.n.s.c.r.u.f.t. (name mangled because of s.a. :p)

2006-05-11 Thread Adam Borowski
Yeah, I've made it. pasc kilobyte: hah pasc X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=5.1 required=4.0 tests=AWL,DRUGSPAM,DRUGSPAM2, pasc DRUGSPAM3,DRUGS_ERECTILE,IMPRONONCABLE_1,MANY_EXCLAMATIONS, pasc MURPHY_DRUGS1,SUBJECT_DRUG_GAP_C,SUBJECT_DRUG_GAP_VIA autolearn=spam pasc I'm surprised you

Re: RFS: dnscruft

2006-05-12 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 12:45:15PM -0400, Joe Smith wrote: On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 01:09:40AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote: Let's say that the previous post contained some references about the sites this package blocks. If I made murphy autolearn the package's name to mark it as spam, will I

Re: Non-english license and documents

2006-05-22 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 10:32:18PM +0800, Ying-Chun Liu wrote: Second, the javadoc documents coming with the source files are Japanese. Should I prune the documents or include them? How do I include them? Please, keep them. Removing documentation is a disservice to the users, even if only a

Re: Non-english license and documents

2006-05-23 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 02:30:50PM +1000, Jamie Jones wrote: In the event of any license related issues perhaps caused by mis-translation, the Japanese version is the canonical version that must be followed. Isn't this the case only if someone else than the author translated the license? --

Re: RFS: urw-garamond-no8

2006-06-03 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 01:10:25PM +0200, Florent Rougon wrote: Charles Plessy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Le Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 04:10:29PM +0200, Florent Rougon a écrit : The files pertaining to the Debian packaging are (c) 2006 Kevin Bube.

Re: Homepage-field in description

2006-06-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 12:11:32AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: I don't think any part of packages (description or separate field) are the correct place for the Homepage field. Yes, that's because it's an unneeded duplication of what's already present in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright. The description

Re: RFS: llk-linux (bug #373754)

2006-06-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 09:11:54PM +0800, Wei Mingzhi wrote: * Package name: llk-linux Description : LianLianKan game for GNU/Linux Well, and (released) Debian, what OS it is? The name and desc of your package doesn't make any sense to me -- the -linux part is totally redundant.

Re: RFS: llk-linux (bug #373754)

2006-06-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 09:11:54PM +0800, Wei Mingzhi wrote: I'm looking for a sponsor for the following package: Good luck! As it's in my interest to save the time of actual DDs, let me help you with the more obvious issues. * Package name: llk-linux * Of course, the issue I mentioned

RFS: hashalot (adopting)

2006-06-19 Thread Adam Borowski
Whee!? I'm adopting hashalot, one of the packages Matthias Urlichs recently gave away. He doesn't have the time nowadays, so it would be nice if someone could sponsor this package. It's a simple package with straightforward packaging. My changes: * a cleanup of debian/rules *

RFS: tcng (adopting)

2006-06-19 Thread Adam Borowski
Whee!? I'm looking for a sponsor for tcng, another package of Matthias Urlichs that I'm adopting. This upload fixes two unreported RC issues, introduces a new major upstream release and fixes 5 of 6 bugs in the BTS. RC bugs: * FTBFS outside pbuilder * conflict for the binary name tcc, also

RFS: kbtin (new)

2006-06-19 Thread Adam Borowski
Whee!? I'm looking for a sponsor for my pet package kbtin, an extended beyond recognition fork of tintin++. And, unlike any other MUD client in Debian, kbtin can be used to play a popular game named dpkg-buildpackage when piping the output through less and friends doesn't cut it. At least, less

RFS: dnscruft (new)

2006-06-19 Thread Adam Borowski
Whee!? In an attempt to infringe on commercial free speech, I'm looking for a sponsor for a new package, dnscruft. It feeds bind9 a list of domains like: * doubleclick.net * googlesyndication.com and a plethora of other advertisers, spammers, win32 spyware spewers, phishers and other miscreants

Re: RFS: tcng (adopting)

2006-06-20 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 01:18:05AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote: I'm looking for a sponsor for tcng, another package of Matthias Urlichs that I'm adopting. RC bugs: [...] * conflict for the binary name tcc, also found in the package tcc; it's RC per Policy 10.1. The upstream renamed

Re: kbtin (new)

2006-06-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 08:55:40PM -0400, Joe Smith wrote: Adam Borowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] The ITP is #213361. The package is foo-clean; the packaging is trivial (clean autotoolage). What is this foo package you keep talking about? I know

Re: Request-For-Sponsorship (xfardic)

2006-06-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 09:36:59AM +, Alan Baghumian wrote: * Package name: xfardic First, it would be nice if the subject could contain the package's name. Perhaps the m.d.n boilerplate could include it. The big four tests: * lintian: I'm afraid there are four issues, all in

Re: [RFS] cmarrows

2006-06-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 11:10:53PM +0200, Matej Kosik wrote: Uff. I wrongly assumed that software available on the internet without any restrictions (no licensing information, no public domain statement ) could be considered to be public domain. As you say, it is not true. Thus, the original

Re: RFS: ipbt

2006-07-05 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 02:28:59PM -0400, Bryan Donlan wrote: * Package name: ipbt ipbt - Fast, advanced ttyrec player Oops, on just loading a typical NetHack recording: real1m36.499s user1m35.050s sys 0m0.648s Something is terribly wrong here, as my very inefficient

Re: RFS: ipbt

2006-07-06 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 10:19:15PM -0400, Bryan Donlan wrote: On 7/5/06, Adam Borowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 02:28:59PM -0400, Bryan Donlan wrote: * Package name: ipbt ipbt - Fast, advanced ttyrec player Oops, on just loading a typical NetHack

Re: pbuilder on sarge

2006-07-10 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 11:54:43AM +0200, Thibaut Paumard wrote: E: Couldn't download slang1a-utf8 pbuilder: debootstrap failed Use pbuilder and cdebootstrap from http://www.backports.org/ . To do that, put: deb http://www.backports.org/debian/ sarge-backports main in your

RFS: vtgamma -- gamma correction for Linux console

2006-07-11 Thread Adam Borowski
Meep? I am looking for a sponsor for my package vtgamma. It contains a tool to set gamma correction on the Linux console, and a simple interactive utility to find out what an appropiate gamma value would be. lintian : clean linda: clean pbuilder : clean piuparts : clean ITP : #377939

Re: two different packages with the same source tarball/name

2006-07-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 02:34:41PM +0200, Thomas Weber wrote: is it possible to have two different binary packages with the same source package name (but different upstream versions of the source)? No. The package with the later version will overwrite the earlier one, and this will cause the

Re: RFS: bashish -- Theme environment for text terminals

2006-07-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 11:58:26PM +0200, Thomas Eriksson wrote: * Package name: bashish The package is lintian clean. Er...? lintian -i bashish_2.0.5-1_i386.changes |wc -l 30 To be a bit more exact: lintian bashish_2.0.5-1_i386.changes -i|head E: bashish: shell-script-fails-syntax-check

Re: RFS: bashish -- Theme environment for text terminals

2006-07-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 11:58:26PM +0200, Thomas Eriksson wrote: * Package name: bashish Basic usability test: Installed the package. Ran it as user (TERM=linux, SHELL=bash): a dialog popped up, asking whether to install it. Agreed. Got asked to restart the shell:

Re: RFS: bashish -- Theme environment for text terminals

2006-07-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 03:50:20PM +0200, Thomas Eriksson wrote: However, I am unable to reproduce your errors shell-script-fails-syntax-check, what I'm blindly guessing is that lintian complains (rightfully so, albeit sh -n produces no error since it is linked to bash :)) that the ksh

Re: RFS: bashish -- Theme environment for text terminals

2006-07-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 10:03:56PM +0200, Thomas Eriksson wrote: 2006/7/15, Adam Borowski [EMAIL PROTECTED]: on many terminals, some of bashish themes don't work well, miss some glyphs, etc. This kind of things is impossible to detect -- at least not in any portable or semi-portable way

RFS: chameleon-cursor-theme

2006-07-18 Thread Adam Borowski
Meep? Whee? Hey, lookie! Shiny! RFS: * Package name: chameleon-cursor-theme Version : 0.5-1 Upstream Author : Giuseppe Benigno ebengio (at) gmail.com * URL (upstream) : http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=38459 * License : GPL Section : x11

Re: RFS: tstat

2006-08-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 08:21:47AM -0700, tony mancill wrote: Sandro Tosi wrote: * Package name: tstat IANAL (I am not a lawyer), but I wonder if we shouldn't ask debian-legal about these license clauses for erf.c: 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this

Re: RFS: tstat

2006-08-22 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 08:37:30AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote: Le Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 11:20:35AM +0200, Adam Borowski a écrit : On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 08:21:47AM -0700, tony mancill wrote: 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display

Re: How to handle software which needs huge modification when packaging for Debian

2012-01-16 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 03:00:04AM +0200, Alexey Eromenko wrote: Is the source being repackaged for DFSG reasons? If not, ‘~dfsg’ is a confusing choice. VirtualBox src ships with binary *.exe, which are forbidden in Debian. .exe file are fine, as long as they can be rebuilt with free

Re: proposed new pseudo-package 'debian-mentors' for handling sponsoring requests

2012-01-18 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:59:14PM +0100, Ansgar Burchardt wrote: UPLOADING PACKAGES -- After you uploaded a package, please close the bug report by sending a mail to nnn-d...@bugs.debian.org. Do not close RFS bugs in debian/changelog. It is the sponsor who solves the issue,

Re: proposed new pseudo-package 'debian-mentors' for handling sponsoring requests

2012-01-18 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 09:27:46PM +0100, Jakub Wilk wrote: * Adam Borowski kilob...@angband.pl, 2012-01-18, 14:15: UPLOADING PACKAGES -- After you uploaded a package, please close the bug report by sending a mail to nnn-d...@bugs.debian.org. Do not close RFS bugs in debian

Re: How mature is Pkg-format 3.0 (git), yet?

2012-01-18 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 03:47:11PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: Thijs Kinkhorst th...@debian.org writes: On Mon, January 16, 2012 23:26, Paul Wise wrote: I just wanted to ask how mature Package-format 3.0 (git) became until now. It is not currently accepted by the Debian archive:

Re: Making mentors.debian.net a .org

2012-01-20 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 01:07:02AM -0500, Michael Gilbert wrote: On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 6:47 AM, Arno Töll wrote: That's the plan, but again: tracking sponsor requests as bugs, and integrate mentors.debian.net into Debian are unrelated problems. Any proposal can be implemented without

Re: RFS: gcc-4.5-doc-non-dfsg

2012-01-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 05:09:35PM +0100, Jakub Wilk wrote: * Samuel Bronson naes...@gmail.com, 2012-01-21, 00:38: * Package name: gcc-4.5-doc-non-dfsg Does non-dfsg really need to be a part of source package name? What if FSF decides to free the documentation one day? Then this source

Re: What is autobuilder? Please help me understand this bug.

2012-01-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:20:12AM -0600, Paul Elliott wrote: Source: libswe Automated builds of libswe are failing because unoconv (used to produce PDF and HTML documentation) assumes a writable home directory, Seems like a matter of setting HOME=`pwd` Given that the documentation

Re: RFS: bibtool

2012-01-26 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:14:15PM +0100, Jerome BENOIT wrote: The debian/copyright was corrected as well: lintian failed to detect non ASCII chars. Because they're perfectly fine. You're not supposed to mangle the names of copyright holders, etc. It should use UTF-8. I somehow can't seem to

encoding of the copyright file (was: Re: RFS: bibtool)

2012-01-27 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 06:30:11PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote: Le Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 04:23:00PM +0100, Adam Borowski a écrit : On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:14:15PM +0100, Jerome BENOIT wrote: The debian/copyright was corrected as well: lintian failed to detect non ASCII chars

Re: encoding of the copyright file

2012-01-27 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 12:36:23AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote: On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 06:30:11PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote: Le Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 04:23:00PM +0100, Adam Borowski a écrit : On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:14:15PM +0100, Jerome BENOIT wrote: The debian/copyright

Re: Providing a non-free alternative to a free package

2012-02-08 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 10:32:16AM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote: On Wed, 08 Feb 2012, Olе Streicher wrote: This is something I have to discuss with the upstream author (who also sells the unobfuscated version). He probably would then make a specific license which would allow its distribution,

Re: Fwd: RFS: gcc-4.5-doc-non-dfsg

2012-02-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 03:02:43PM -0500, Samuel Bronson wrote: On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Samuel Bronson naes...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Nikita V. Youshchenko yo...@debian.org wrote: In good old days when I had time and motivation to maintain gcc-doc, I've

Re: fastest hack-build-run iteration

2012-02-21 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 09:58:45AM +0100, Joachim Wiedorn wrote: Paul Wise p...@debian.org wrote on 2012-02-21 09:28: On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 8:40 AM, David Roguin wrote: I'm making some changes to the evolution package and every time I want to test a tiny change I build a deb, install

Re: Mathgl build failure

2012-02-24 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 07:13:11PM +0100, Savvas Radevic wrote: mgl_eps.cpp: In member function 'virtual void mglGraphPS::WriteEPS(const char*, const char*)': mgl_eps.cpp:308:55: error: conditional expression between distinct pointer types 'gzFile' and 'FILE* {aka _IO_FILE*}' lacks a cast

Re: obsolete uploads to debian stable?

2012-02-25 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 07:05:36PM -0600, Paul Elliott wrote: Is there any archive where I can get obsolete superseded uploads to debian unstable? I need to get one for historical reasons. snapshot.debian.org -- // If you believe in so-called intellectual property, please immediately //

ITAs on packages you intend to remove

2012-04-03 Thread Adam Borowski
Hi! One of my packages, tcng, is long dead upstream, and without upstream work it goes less and less usable. Thus, a while ago I decided to RFA it, intending to ask for removal if no one steps up before Wheezy. Someone (Jakob Haufe) did in september, but I haven't heard from him since. Due to

Bug#667092: RFS: tcng/10b-4 [RC, QA]

2012-04-03 Thread Adam Borowski
Package: sponsorship-requests Severity: important Hi, it turns out the person who wants to adopt this package is alive after all, but won't have time soon. Thus, I'm making a last upload, orphaning the package, fixing the new FTBFS and doing some minor clean-up. The changelog entry: tcng

Re: Bug#667092: RFS: tcng/10b-4 [RC, QA]

2012-04-03 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 01:04:28AM +0200, Arno Töll wrote: On 04.04.2012 00:50, Adam Borowski wrote: * Orphan the package. if your intention is to orphan the package you should set the maintainer to Debian QA Group packa...@qa.debian.org, too. I didn't look any further

Re: Bug#667092: RFS: tcng/10b-4 [RC, QA]

2012-04-04 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 01:21:55AM +0200, Arno Töll wrote: On 04.04.2012 01:19, Adam Borowski wrote: Lintian now complains: W: tcng source: changelog-should-mention-qa but this seems wrong -- it's this very upload that is orphaning the package; lintian has no real way to know that, though

Re: Bug#667092: RFS: tcng/10b-4 [RC, QA]

2012-04-04 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 12:55:32PM -0400, David Prévot wrote: Le 04/04/2012 06:38, Adam Borowski a écrit : Should I be rather Lintian correct, or what-seems-to-be-right correct? Reading the long description usually helps: $ lintian-info --tags changelog-should-mention-qa W: changelog

Re: [Uploaded] RFS: jquery-jplayer/2.1.0-1

2012-05-14 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 11:37:31AM +0200, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote: Next I'm going to package the jPlayer skins (Blue Monday and Pink Flags). I'm not exactly versed in licenses for artwork but MIT/GPL for a GIF animation and PSD files looks wrong. Typically it's XCF or PSD files that are the

Re: How to build flavored package if upstream doesn't grok OOT build

2012-06-23 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 03:23:03PM +0200, Arno Töll wrote: On 23.06.2012 15:17, Marc Haber wrote: How can I build two flavors of a program with different configure parameters if upstream does not properly handle out-of-tree building and I do not want to ditch dh? You copy the source tree

Re: freeze policy - open requests for sponsorship

2012-07-02 Thread Adam Borowski
On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 09:06:25AM -0600, Paul Wise wrote: Perhaps use wheezy-ignore for stuff that shouldn't be in wheezy? Isn't that completely contrary to that tag's usual meaning? You set it for stuff that should be in wheezy despite the bug. What we'd want here, is some way to convey do

Re: upstream changelog at website only

2012-07-17 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 10:24:07AM +0200, Simon Chopin wrote: Quoting Jerome BENOIT (2012-07-17 10:11:16) The upstream source package contains no changelog file, but the library website provides matter to extract one for it. I guess that I may have to extract the changelog file from the

Re: RFC: xinetd autoreconf

2012-07-27 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 09:28:49AM +0200, Salvo Tomaselli wrote: the current package has a patch that basically is a replacement of the configure script. The patch is extremely complicated and i guess not really meant for human eyes. What i was trying to do is to use dh_autoreconf and have

Re: vector format and freesofware

2012-09-20 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 11:11:52AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh wrote: Which of vector format of pic are FOSS? such as svg? The format of vector images isn't relevant, the license is what makes a vector image FOSS or not. And often, the

Re: Bug#680546: RFS: cinnamon/1.6.1-1 [ITP] -- Innovative and comfortable desktop

2012-09-29 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 05:56:49PM +0200, Nicolas Bourdaud wrote: I am looking for a sponsor for my package cinnamon for experimental. Why experimental? That'd just mean you will need an extra unnecessary upload. As there's no old version of cinnamon in Debian, shunting it to experimental

Bug#693249: RFS: etw/3.6+svn140-4 [RC] [ITA] arcade-style soccer game

2012-11-17 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 05:25:35PM -0500, Michael Gilbert wrote: I've just reviewed this, and it looks mostly good. I did notice things like the following: + FILE *f; ++char path[1024]; ++sprintf(path, %s/%s, getenv(HOME), .etw/etw.cfg ); + D(bug(Reading

Re: Use, Depends: locales-all|locales or not

2010-01-08 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 09:50:23AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote: The problem is that Lintian depends on locales, but it doesn't just depend on the locales package. Having locales installed doesn't help. Lintian specifically depends on having a UTF-8 locale available. The best solution is to

Re: RFS: go

2010-03-19 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 01:25:21PM +0100, Dominique Dumont wrote: On Thursday 18 March 2010 11:27:16 Ivan Wong wrote: * Package name: go It builds these binary packages: go - Google's Go programming language compiler Hmm, when I've the the subject of this mail, My first

Re: migration to testing

2010-04-05 Thread Adam Borowski
On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 01:05:52AM +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote: As the original poster of that question on debian-mentors, I would like to ask anyone who has access to a Debian/kFreeBSD installation to test if fuse-convmvfs from sid works there (provided that fuse4bsd is installed). My

Re: RFS: xburst-tools

2010-06-05 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 12:38:15PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Jonathan Nieder jrnie...@gmail.com wrote: This part was my doing, sorry.  It should be possible to build these on mipsel [...], but that makes it difficult for people without access to a

Re: RFS: xburst-tools

2010-06-05 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 07:59:58PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Adam Borowski kilob...@angband.pl wrote: Is there any reason qemu-mipsel isn't good enough? There was a concern (flamewar) a few years ago that doing that would result in broken binaries. I don't

Re: reinclude removed package: soci

2010-09-04 Thread Adam Borowski
On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 05:29:00PM +0200, Julian Taylor wrote: Hi, the soci library (C++ Database Access Library [1]) has recently been removed from the testing archives[2]. Now I would like to adopt this package. I have familiarized myself with packaging and am in contact with upstream.

Re: Include 0AD, a new fancy 3D RTS

2010-09-08 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 03:40:53PM +0200, Johan Van de Wauw wrote: On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Vincent Fourmond fourm...@gmail.com wrote: DXT compression is based on Simon Brown's squish library. The library also contains an alternative GPU-accelerated compressor that uses CUDA and is

Re: Doubts in Sigar packaging

2010-09-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 01:31:39PM +0100, Tony Houghton wrote: Matthew Palmer mpal...@debian.org wrote: sigar-1.7.0~git833ca18ecfc1f3f45eaf8544d8cdafef6603772d Yeah, that isn't going to work -- what if the next SHA you want to package is 12345[blah]... it'll look like a lesser version to

Re: Doubts in Sigar packaging

2010-09-15 Thread Adam Borowski
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 03:12:22PM +0100, Tony Houghton wrote: Adam Borowski kilob...@angband.pl wrote: Why won't you just use `git --describe`? [...] Depending on your upstream's versioning scheme you may want to stick a tilde somewhere. For example, if the upstream tagged a branch

Re: Doubts in Sigar packaging

2010-09-16 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 03:22:31PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote: On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 03:18:20PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote: Why won't you just use `git --describe`? It produces nice version numbers of the format last tag-number of commits after it-start of hash (or just last tag when

Re: Doubts in Sigar packaging

2010-09-17 Thread Adam Borowski
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 06:23:17PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote: On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 12:44:47PM +0100, Tony Houghton wrote: Did you miss the number of commits after it bit? I think that makes it ideal provided each release is tagged with its version number. Because tags aren't globally

Re: RFS: emerald

2010-09-23 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 07:25:38PM +0200, Janos Guljas wrote: I am looking for a sponsor for my package emerald. I reviewed it, and it appears to work just fine. There's a lot of warnings about gratuitous linkage of unnecessary libs, but that's mostly an upstreamish problem. The only big issue

Re: RFS: emerald-themes

2010-09-23 Thread Adam Borowski
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 07:27:55PM +0200, Janos Guljas wrote: I am looking for a sponsor for my package emerald-themes. * it's targetted at experimental, again * the upstream changelog is installed twice * plenty of dirs include a file theme.ini.bak with obviously useless content But

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