[Pkg-xfce-devel] Fixing some mousepad problems

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Jul 20 09:27:17 UTC 2011

On ven., 2011-07-15 at 21:12 +0200, Andreas Rönnquist wrote:
> Hi!
> I am a sponsored debian maintainer, and I am very interested in getting
> involved in the pkg-xfce team.
> Taking a look in the BTS, I have seen that there's a bug on the Mousepad
> package with a patch (#587667 [1]) in the BTS and have prepared a
> package with it - Also, I have imported a patch from the Ubuntu package
> (see LP: 392971 [2])
> Would you like me to upload it to mentors? I am a bit unsure about to
> work out packages for the xfce team, since you are using
> version-controlled packaging.

If you want to do some work on Xfce related packages, please create an
account on alioth.debian.org and request to join the pkg-xfce project.
Then you'll be able to make changes directly to the repository (but
please ask before commiting, for now).
> Also, I am pretty unsure about the mousepad package (Is it still
> developed upstream?) - is it a waste of time fixing the problems in it?

Yes, there's a complete rewrite sitting in upstream repository. Right
now, mousepad doesn't have anything more to offer than leafpad.

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