[Freewx-maint] Migrating to GTK+3 packages

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Fri Mar 30 23:22:48 UTC 2018

On Sat, 31 Mar 2018, Olly Betts wrote:

>>> BTW, do you run into problems with wxpython files in git not matching what
>>> is in the tarball?  It seems to be related to the files that have Windows
>>> line endings (.bat and .rc files).  I thought I could fix it with setting
>>> git attributes but it didn't seem to resolve the problem.
>> Rings a vague bell, but I've not touched wxPython for some time so I
>> don't remember any useful details.
> I ran into this trying to build - to resolve it I reverse applied the
> patch that's generated to show the changes which aren't in
> debian/patches:
> patch -p1 -R < /tmp/wxpython3.0_3.0.2.0+dfsg-7.diff.o0wz9v
> Then git didn't think anything had changed (!) but I could build the package OK.
> It's as if there's some "ignore line ending differences" setting on
> somewhere, but I don't see where.

Yes, that's exactly what I ran into.  I just ended up untarring the 
tarball over top of the git repo and then built.

> I'm afraid I can't actually build right now as I can't upgrade my build chroot:
> https://bugs.debian.org/894456
> Once doko fixes this I'll try again.

Yep I noticed that earlier too as some of my packages starting failing in 
CI.  :(

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