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Re: Request for backports of xserver-xorg-{input-vmmouse,video-geode}

2011/11/30 Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>:
> intrigeri <intrigeri@boum.org> (30/11/2011):
>> While most of what Tails need is already in squeeze-backports, we also
>> ship two packages that are currently missing; namely:
>> xserver-xorg-input-vmmouse and xserver-xorg-video-geode. The former is
>> at least useful when run under VirtualBox and the later is needed to
>> support some older "thin clients" and netbooks.
>> Would anyone be kind enough to help Tails by backporting those two
>> packages?
> backporting the former should be easy. I almost never touched Geode, you
> may want to talk to its maintainer (not us, added to Cc). If packaging
> is standard(ish), I could also backport it if its maintainer doesn't
> want to do it.

The Geode package can be backported as-is since its debian/rules and
build-depends are backward-compatible with previous Debian releases. I
can use the exact same Debian source (tar.gz, diff.gz, dsc) to build
packages even down to oldstable if needed.

Best Regards,

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