Re: RFS: presage
Wouldn't it be better to merge your patches upstream and release a new version?
I'm not sure if debian/patches/fix-shlib-calls-exit.patch is correct,
shouldn't you replace exit(1) with return 1?
debian/patches/version-shared-library-symbols.patch only seems to
patch generated files.
Is it a good idea to install documentation in latex format as well as
HTML? I would have thought that HTML would be enough for everyone who
wants to read the documentation.
You might also want to push presage into distributions like
OpenEmbedded/SHR, which are used on phones like the OpenMoko
I don't think every package needs to install THANKS, NEWS.gz,
README.gz, TODO.gz, AUTHORS since some of them will be automatically
/usr/share/presage/python_binding.txt doesn't look like it needs to be
installed in python-presage, nor libpresage-doc.
resources/presage.png indicates it was generated by inkscape but I
don't see the SVG source code for it.
What is the point of installing /var/lib/presage in libpresage-data?
Only root can modify files there and I doubt root will be using
Should the symbols file not be more specific about which symbols are present?
I could be wrong, but I don't think the -dev package needs to
explicitly depend on libc6-dev.
libpresage-doc uses /usr/share/doc/presage-doc rather than
/usr/share/doc/libpresage-doc to store the docs, which is slightly
The manual pages in the
mention that the full documentation is available in info format, but
no info format documentation is installed.
What do you think about merging presage/presage-gprompter/presage-pyprompter?
/usr/share/presage/getting_started.txt probably belongs in
pyversions: missing XS-Python-Version in control file, fall back to
pyversions: missing debian/pyversions file, fall back to supported versions
dh_clean: dh_clean -k is deprecated; use dh_prep instead
DEB_DH_INSTALL_ARGS is a deprecated variable
dpkg-gencontrol: warning: package python-presage: unused substitution
dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: dependency on libdl.so.2 could be avoided if
"debian/libpresage1/usr/lib/libpresage.so.1.1.1" were not uselessly
linked against it (they use none of its symbols).