[Debian-olpc-devel] Sync with debian
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Wed Aug 6 18:35:43 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 13:42 -0400, ffm wrote:
> David Farning wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 13:12 -0400, ffm wrote:
> >> Are there any major reasons not to sync the ubuntu packages with debian?
> >> (that way we don't need to duplicate efforts)
> > Current Jonas Smedegaard is doing the Sugar packaging for Debian. He is
> > an active maintainer in CDBS and is using his Sugar packages to test
> > some rather significant to CDBS. As a result, his diff.gzs are 2000+
> > lines. He is in the process of pushing his changes into CDBS. That
> > process may take a few months.
> > In the short term am not sure if it is worth the effort to pull all of
> > his changes through the sync/merge cycle.
> Wouldn't it be more effort to update all of the packages manually?
I have cross posted this to the the Debian-olpc team to which Jonas
I do not have the knowledge to answer that question. Hopefully some of
the more experienced packagers can work through this issue.
There is a good introduction to the issue in the following thread.
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