[Pkg-octave-devel] Packaging libann for Debian [was: Re: SWIG]
rafael at debian.org
Wed Sep 3 10:33:26 UTC 2008
* Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson <ojsbug at gmail.com> [2008-09-02 22:46]:
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 09:04:51AM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > * Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson <ojsbug at gmail.com> [2008-05-13 01:37]:
> > > On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 08:50:24PM +0200, Thomas Weber wrote:
> > >
> > > > That said, calling flags for the C++ compiler 'CFLAGS' is quite eh
> > > > 'uncommon'. And frankly, people should stop hard-coding that stuff and
> > > > ask octave-config for it. That's what the script is for.
> > >
> > > Well, I don't think the programmers for ANN  were thinking about
> > > octave when they made that library :-)
> > >
> > >  http://www.cs.umd.edu/~mount/ANN/
> > In that case, it would be more appropriate to package libann separately for
> > Debian. I could not find any ITP  or RFP  for it, though.
> I just found a private debian repository that has libann packaged
> (though not fit for debian yet, but perhaps a start).
> Should we package this seperately?
Yes, definitively. See section 4.13 of the Debian Policy Manual .
The maintainer of the package, according to the .dsc file , is Alexander
Bornik <bornik AT icg.tu-graz.ac.at>, who does not seem to be a DD. We
should contact him and offer to sponsor the package. I can do it in the
behalf of the DOG, unless someone else wish to do it.
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