Re: Redesign metapackage creation for Debian Blends
On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 11:30:51PM +0300, Emmanouil Kiagias wrote:
> Hello Andreas,
> I couldn't checkout from:
> debcheckout blends-dev
> It dumps as output:
> declared svn repository at svn://svn.debian.org/blends/blends/trunk/blends/
> svn co svn://svn.debian.org/blends/blends/trunk/blends/ blends-dev ...
> svn: URL 'svn://svn.debian.org/blends/blends/trunk/blends' doesn't exist
> checkout failed (the command above returned a non-zero exit code)
> I use the latest stable Debian 6.0.7 and it has as a stable latest version
> of blends-dev the 0.6.15
> As i saw here :
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-blends/2012/11/msg00051.html, from
> blends version 0.6.15 to 0.6.16 the Vcs changed from Svn to Git, so
> I suppose the Svn repo does not exist anymore that's why the debchekout of
> blends-dev 0.6.15 does not work?
> I downloaded the source code of blend from git : git://
> git.debian.org/git/blends/blends.git where the latest tag is : 0.6.16.2 .
> The code of blends-dev is under the directory blends/devtools? So the
> blend-gen-control perl script is the one that should be replaced with a
> totally new python design?
> Kind regards
> Emmanouil Kiagias
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Andreas Tille <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello Emmanouil,
> > thanks for your interest in Debian Blends!
> > On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 02:16:23PM +0200, Emmanouil Kiagias wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > My name is Emmanouil Kiagias, I am a 5th year undergraduate student in
> > > Informatics University in Athens(Greece) and currently finishing my
> > > internship as a technical student at cern. I am very interested in the
> > > project "Redesign metapackage creation for Debian Blends". From my
> > > experience up to now I am quite familiar with both Python and SQL
> > > programming.
> > Sounds good.
> > > I am willing to study and learn whatever I will need to design and
> > complete
> > > such a project.I already started reading from various sources online
> > about
> > > Debian Blends, UDD etc in order to have a better understanding about the
> > > purpose of the project.
> > Great.
> > > I would be grateful if you could suggest specific sources which will help
> > > me to acquire a better understanding of the requirements and milestones
> > > that I should include in my proposal.
> > > Thanks for your time.
> > The best source of information is currently
> > http://blends.alioth.debian.org/blends/
> > BTW, the source of this document is inside the blends-dev package source
> > which you can check out from Vcs using:
> > debcheckout blends-dev
> > The Perl part of this code should be replaced in the GSoC project by a
> > totally new design based on UDD queries rather than parsing Packages
> > files.
> > Hope this helps for the moment and I'd be happy to mentor you. Feel free
> > to ask more detailed questions here on this list.
> > Kind regards
> > Andreas.
> > --
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