Re: RFC: casacore-2.1.0-1 debian package
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- Subject: Re: RFC: casacore-2.1.0-1 debian package
- From: Benda Xu <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 09 May 2016 12:28:29 +0900
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- In-reply-to: <email@example.com> (Ole Streicher's message of "Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:37:06 +0200")
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I have pushed 2 commits to
Ole Streicher <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Benda Xu <email@example.com> writes:
> So, here is my second part of the review:
> * cmake/* has many different licenses and copyright holders, not
> mentioned in debian/copyright yet, f.e.
> FindCFITSIO.cmake: GPL-3, (c) 2009 ASTRON
> FindBISON.cmake: BSD, (c) 2006, 2009 Kitware Inc, Tristan Carel
> FindNUMPY.cmake: MIT, (c) 2012 Continuum Analytics, Inc.
> and others
> * "National Astronomical Observatory of Japan" is missing as copyright
> holder for some files (first LGPL-2+ paragraph)
> * Some files are not LGPL-2+, but GPL-2+, f.e.
> fits/apps/fits2table/fits2table.cc or fits/FITS/test/tfits2.cc
> please check this carefully.
> * some files in d/copyright do not exist anymore (lintian -I)
> images/Images/ImageReorderer.h, install/codedevl/glish-mode.el
> * mirlib/* is a bit unclear for me. Can you confirm that they are
They are LGPL-2+, as claimed in mirlib/README:
> * replace VCS-Git: with (lintian -I)
> * python --> Python in description (lintian -I)
> Longer-term wishes
> These are not needed for the initial upload. It would be however good to
> keep them on the To-Do-List. Both also come from running `lintian -E -I`:
> * discuss with upstream that a shared lib should not call
> exit(). Calling exit() in the library makes it impossible to handle
> the error in the calling program.
> * Create symbols files for the shared libraries. This would allow for
> dependent package to automatically determine the minimal required
> version of the package.
Yes, the libraries are not optimal. I will put those in my future plan.
> I think the only real issue now is to fix debian/copyright. Could you
> re-check it again carefully? The ftp-masters do this quite carefully
> (you know already :-) ) and we would have another delay if they reject
> the package. If you are ready, I will upload.
Thank you very much for your review.