[Debian-arabic-packages] The future of aspell-ar package
msameer at foolab.org
Mon Oct 16 23:17:20 UTC 2006
Sorry for the delay.
On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 07:28:45AM +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> Mohammed Sameer wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 11:49:02PM +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> >> Mohammed Sameer wrote:
> >>>>> Now there's something: The package version is 1.2-0
> >>>>> I don't think it's possible to create a debian package with the version 1.2-0-1
> >>>>> Maybe we should use 1.2+0-1 ? I'm not really sure.
> >>>>> What do you think ??
> >>>> I thought the same, and was wrong. See #389644.
> >>>> Notice the versions of our packages:
> >>>> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=Debian+Arabic
> >>> I think I'm missing something.
> >>> dpkg-buildpkg insists on building a native package because of the dash "-"
> >>> Here's the debian subdir
> >>> http://home.foolab.org/files/aspell-ar-large-debian.tgz
> >>> Maybe I did something wrong ??
> >> Your debian/ works just fine. I didn't reviewed the package itself, but
> >> I can build a package with it.
> >> So where is the problem? I guess it lays in the name of your orig.tar.gz
> >> file. Your upstream dir should be named "aspell-ar-large-1.2-0" and
> >> aspell-ar-large_1.2-0.orig.tar.gz and the upstream source (which is
> >> actually just a repack of the files from aspell's site).
> > You are right! How did I miss that!
> > It was the .orig file.
> Could you upload it somewhere and I'll look at it?
> >> Let me know when you think the package is ready for review, and I'll
> >> guide you how to load it to the subverion.
> > So it's ready now I guess.
> > I'll start reading the svn-buildpackage documentation but I'd also appreciate tips!
> Please don't do anything on your own. I don't mean to do it by myself,
> just want to check you'll issue the right command for the subversion.
> > I've also made the package Conflicts: aspell-ar
> > I guess we have to do the same for aspell-ar (Conflicts: aspell-ar-large) ?
> We should think if they really conflict - I think they don't. It might
> need a few files to be renamed to support this.
I've renamed every *ar* to *ar-large* and every file containing ar to ar-large
I'm not really sure how people do these things. I'll check the other packages/
Now you have to run aspell -d ar-large -a (I don't think this is correct?)
The question is: Do you think that someone will install both packages and use them ?
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