[pkg-GD-devel] status on libgd stuff?

Pierre pierre.php at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 14:28:07 UTC 2007


On 8/12/07, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> Hi Sean and Finney (and others reading this at the pkg-gd-devel list)!
> sean finney skrev:
> > i see that you've setup a libgd project on alioth, but haven't seen any more
> > than that (scm, adding accounts, etc).  please consider this a gentle
> > prodding to finish things up :)
> News on the GD-for-Debian front:
> I have now created a mailinglist for the GD work at Alioth:
> pkg-gd-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
> I have invited you onto the list, Sean.
> Pierre: If you or others are interested, here's the page to subscribe:
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-gd-devel
> I have added you, Sean, as a "Senior Developer" for the pkg-gd project
> at Alioth. I believe that grants you access to pretty much anything
> except administering users. Feel free to rearrange to Alioth project
> setup as you please, and try convince me if you want more/less power.
> Pierre and others: If interested in participating directly in the
> packaging, create an Alioth account and tell us what you want to work on
> at pkg-gd-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org .
> I've packaged and uploaded 2.0.35.dfsg-1 to unstable. The "dfsg" part os
> due to some of the cmake snippets containing copyrights referring to
> licensing info not available in the source tarball, and also I am
> uncertain if the Qt license used by at least one of those snippets (as
> opposed to the Qt+GPL dual-license used by Qt itself) is actually
> DFSG-free. Also the VMS makefile contains a copyright with too vague
> licensing info.

Which licenses info are you refering to? Nothing from cmake should be
distributed in a package. It is also not used yet to build releases
ready packages but only to run the tests suite.

> As I understand it, the cmake files at used for new upstream test
> routines. I'd appreciate help resolving these issues to be able to
> release next upstream version with pristine source, and enable those
> tests at build time.

> I thought I'd requested Subversion repository for the project long ago,
> but seemingly not. So that one is still pending.
> When Subversion is added to the Alioth project, Ill add both the GD
> package itself and the various GD-relates packages that I currently
> maintain.

Please refer to Sean's mails. There is _already_ one repository. and
we use it as base for our work. As far as I remember it is part of

I have been busy at work in the last weeks and sadly did not commit
something yet. But we cleared all the process already. The idea is to
let me fix issues directly in this repository and then Sean will merge
them when necessary/required, after we agreed on which fixes should go
in a stable/dev/whatever tree.


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