Status of jed-extra
joerg at alea.gnuu.de
Fri Sep 30 21:17:28 UTC 2005
G. Milde schrieb am Thu 29. Sep, 16:31 (+0200):
> On 28.09.05, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > Could you please summarize the status of the package and the amount of
> > work that has to be completed? It would be great to have it uploaded
> > soon, such that jed_0.9.17.111 could leave experimental and enter
> > unstable.
> IMHO, jed-extra needs a major cleanup and rethinking.
> Scope of the jed-extra
> First of all we need to agree on the goal of the package. README.Debian
> This is a package which will gather several add-on package for the JED
> However, the level of support for these add-on modes is to be agreed:
> 1. just provide the modes in a bunch (to save the user of downloading
> individually from Jedmodes.sf.net) Installation should be "by
> hand" (in /usr/local/... or ~/.jed/lib/)
This is the one I would prefer, because the two lines in ~/.jedrc to load
home-lib are pretty simply. This would not change the behaviour of jed,
if you do not enable it explicit.
> 3. Install a choice of modes (inclusive adding autoloads and
> a) choosen by the packagers
> b) choosen from a list with debconf
Sorry, but this not possible. After the discussion on debian-devel, I can
say this is a debconf abuse.
> Contained modes
> Instead of just a download of Jedmodes-CVS, we should offer an
> "intelligent" choice of packages: purge obsolete packages and add
> interesting new ones (most obviously Paul's modes outsoured to separate
> Jedmodes "releases").
We should add boxquote from: http://www.cis.fu-berlin.de/~phgrau/slang/
> Purge dpatches
> Most bugfix dpatches are now fixed upstream.
Can you do this job?
Jeder weiß alles, keiner weiß bescheid.
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