[pkg-wine-party] Still building wine 1.5?

Andrew Ardill andrew.ardill at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 21:40:07 UTC 2013

On 28 October 2013 14:21, Hilko Bengen <bengen at debian.org> wrote:
> As far as I can tell, Michael has been the only one who has worked on
> the 1.5.31-1 packages that are sitting in the NEW queue. Since quite
> substantial changes have been made, so I think it's best to wait for
> them to hit unstable first.

I completely agree, the changes queued should make updating to newer
releases easier as well, from what I can tell.

Do you know if there is a specific hold-up on these being processed,
or is it simply that the FTP team doesn't have the bandwidth?

> I have a few things sitting in my patch queue that I would like to see
> integrated:
> (1) A rather large set of changes to the upstream build system that
>     supports building Wine binaries and libraries that can be fully used
>     with update-alternatives(8).
> (2) Multiarch-enabled packages that enable a full WoW64 setup as
>     intended by upstream. We seem to be mostly there, but wineserver
>     belongs into /usr/bin.
> (3) A simplification of the packages' update-alternatives(8) usage.
>     In a multiarch setup there is no point in having notepad32-stable,
>     notepad32-unstable, notepad64-stable, notepad64-unstable programs
>     which are copies of the same wineapploader script anyway.

These all sound very interesting, I look forward to seeing the patches.


Andrew Ardill

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