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Re: Analysis of "Nikki and the Robots" dependencies

On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 4:09 AM, Joachim Breitner wrote:

> I have met  Sönke, the author of Nikki and the Robots. in person
> recently, and he showed great interest in getting the game into Debian,
> and is happy to help us out, e.g. by making sure the upgrade mechanism
> fails gracefully if the game is installed as root.


> All required dependencies from this list are now packaged, and partly in
> NEW.

Great news!

>> Hipmunk- (patched to allow for containers ==
>> download-curl-0.1.3 (patched to allow for tagsoup ==0.12)

Are these two unforked yet?

> Sönke will soon upload two more libraries to Hackage, at which point
> I’ll package them, and then the game can follow.

Great :)

> I’d prefer it if the Debian Games Team would share maintainer
> responsibility here when it comes to tasks that are game-related and not
> Haskell related. I.e. we (the Haskell Group) make sure the program
> builds and runs, you ward off unreasonable user requests and worry about
> things like a playdeb entry. Are you interested in that?

I'm sure we could find someone to do that.

Please note that playdeb has nothing to do with Debian or the games
team, in the same way as debian-multimedia.org has nothing to do with
Debian or the multimedia team. You would need to contact them about
repackaging nikki or syncing our package once it is created.



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