Re: sumwars and wolf4sdl
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 03:49, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
> 2011/11/6 shirish शिरीष <email@example.com>:
>> hi all,
Hi all, again,
Please CC me as I'm not subscribed to the list.
>> With the recent library updates, while it is easy to compile and run
>> sumwars on the desktop, it would be nice to be able to have a binary
>> for sumwars. Manuel did ITP it (again) about a month ago but nothing
>> after that. Manuel are you waiting for a specific version of sumwars
>> to package or what ? See
> My packages are here (from a revision a few days back):
That url location does not seem to have the packages anymore.
> But there are pending issues that make it non-DFSG, mostly a fonts at
> this point. I wrote about this in a post in their forum and removed
> some of the "offending" fonts. All that I can do regarding the
> remaining problematic fonts is to remove them from the source
> packages, and patch the GUI-definition files using the fonts for other
> generic fonts already in Debian. The result, the in-game menus and
> messages, might look a bit "crippled", though.
Debian does have plenty of fonts, doesn't it. While sure it would be
great if those fonts are open-sourced, if not maybe you can talk to
the upstream about using some of the open-source fonts.
Possibly, you already have done that.
> Other than that, since I recategorised RFP->ITP the bug I've been
> doing lots of things, like creating "make install" targets, refurbish
> a lot of upstream code to use paths in /usr/share/games/sumwars/...
> rather than locally installed data, and things like that. It's not as
> if I was waiting sitting and doing nothing :-)
Right. I did see Jon Downland's message on the mailing list archive
about first talking of doing a review and then retiring, both of which
are understandable. See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-games/2011/11/msg00019.html . You
might probably have to hunt around for some sponsor to review your
package and see if its good.
Looking forward to answers on the same.
Shirish Agarwal शिरीष अग्रवाल
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