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Re: backport of pybliographic?

On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 11:02:39AM +0200, Matteo Semplice wrote:
> Dear all,
> 	and apologies for cross-posting.
> After requesting a backport and contacting the package maintainer
> last June with no luck, I managed to compile pybliographic from
> source on my debian lenny system.
> It did work simply by downloading the source with apt-get and
> compiling with dpkg-buildpackage. I first got errors regarding
> missing cairo libraries (despite cairo packages being installed) but
> they were solved issuing "dpkg-reconfigure python-cairo" as
> suggested on some websites.
> Since compilation was so smooth, I would be willing to produce a
> backport, if no-one better qualified than me volunteers to do so...
> How should I go about it?

Please read http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=contribute.

And if you are no Debian Developer you need a sponsor when your package
is done.


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