[Pkg-mc-devel] on our way to 4.8.1-2
andreas at an3as.eu
Mon Feb 27 21:29:53 UTC 2012
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 09:31:35PM +1100, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Than you for your trust in me. :)
> So far so good. Basically I got 3 feedbacks/advices so far:
> * Suggestion to move 'bison' from Build-Depends-Indep to Build-Depends,
> because build servers ignore B-D-I.
Probably easy to do.
> * Jakub pointed out a very silly Build-Depends, see #587875
Seems also easy.
> * First bug for 4.8.1 has been reported: #661435
> "lynx-like motion reset to default on upgrade; option moved to Panel
I also mentioned this in y first report. I would even suggst to force
"lynx-like" motion because I'd regard this way more practical and it
does not harm because the <left>/<right> keys are not doing any
reasonable thing (or am I missing something?)
> In the upcoming 4.8.1-2 version I addressed first two problems and
> incorporated two additional patches:
> * new patch to increase maximum file size for mcedit to 128 MiB
> * new patch to disable "Return does autoindent" by default in mcedit
> (I'm not sure how to deal with #661435 yet)
See my "force lynx-like" suggestion.
> if you're OK with slightly controversial changes to Build-Depends, which I
> introduced today after long discussion on mentors. (tested in GNU Hurd as
> well) Today most of the day I spent doing mc-related "bugworks" ;)
> so numbers should go down, but I'd like to close a bit more with upload of
> Repository is updated, please let me know if you want source package uploaded
> to mentors.
I'll check tomorrow (lacking time today evening)
> I'm glad you can use your favorite tool.
> Frankly I don't like how most teams using git-buildpackage to merge upstream
> source with debian/* files in master... I think it is nice to have tidy
> repository with debian files only, while developers can have upstream files in
> their private branches.
Same feeling on my side. I do not see any reason to keep unpackaged
copies of upstream sources. However, I need to adapt what those people
in the team started and I assume the yhad their reasons.
> Thank you Andreas for providing me with such great support. :)
I was offline today and have not checked the bugs you wrote about above.
Will check this in more detail tomorrow.
> It is a pleasure to work with you.
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