[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#618542: Bug#618542: mc: please follow upstream progress
alexbodn at 012.net.il
Wed Mar 16 13:16:39 UTC 2011
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On 03/16/2011 01:34 PM, Yury V. Zaytsev wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 12:46 +0200, alex bodnaru wrote:
>> so there are changes you plan from upstream to the debian release.
>> though these must be kept to a minimum, but i trust you know what you want.
> No, basically I just want to update the package to 22.214.171.124 now that it
> is out and close the bugs that are no longer relevant to the latest
so bug triaging would be needed. won't you prefer to have an experimental
package and i'd check myself and contact reporters to confirm bug elimination?
> The problem is that the migration of the package code to git needs to be
> completed first and then, there are so much changes between 4.7.0.x and
> 126.96.36.199 that the package has to be revamped.
do you mean that you wish ./debian/* in git? about upstream, debian packaging
encourages downloading released tar balls, isn't it?
> I am not planning on making any changes in the upstream code that are
> not Debian-specific.
so all you'd like to change is file types' association to debian specific
program names, like (gnome-)?www-browser etc.
deb archives, changelog and control files highlighting should be upstream too,
>> i'd like to help, point me and others to your plan.
> Great! Please check pkg-mc-devel at alioth out for my latest message
> (what I replied to Andreas).
> In theory, actually, the package can be revamped by making use of the
> latest svn snapshot and as soon as I migrate the repository I can just
> roll out your changes if you provide me with a patch.
again, do you mean ./debian/*? i'd personnaly prefer svn/hg, but upstream is git
tell where could i co the latest packaging files.
please fwd that message to me too. i don't seem to find it.
> Please check the message at alioth and tell me what do you think you'd
> like to do:
> 1) Help with migration
> 2) Help with packaging
> 3) Help with bugs / triaging
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