[Pkg-octave-devel] Packaging 3.4.2

Sébastien Villemot sebastien.villemot at ens.fr
Fri Aug 19 15:46:32 UTC 2011

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso <jordigh at octave.org> writes:

> We've waited too long to do this. Thomas was doing all of the
> packaging work, but he seems to be busy now, so I'm going to give this
> a try. I finally started working on the 3.4.2 packaging work last
> night, and I couldn't figure out how to do the source import with git,
> so I decided to move the packaging to Mercurial, which I understand
> much better, and since nobody else seems to be doing packaging work
> right now, I may publish the hg repos instead.

Great, thanks. I agree that we have waited too much. I am willing to
help if you need so.

I would just object to moving to Mercurial, since most packages are
under Git. Have you looked at the following page:


I am planning to do git source import for the Dynare package, so we
could mutualize our experience.


Sébastien Villemot
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