Re: [ANN] Preliminary debian source package of fortune-mod-2.14.0
On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:12:06 +0200
Shlomi Fish <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Juhani,
> On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:30:41 +0200
> Juhani Numminen <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Shlomi Fish kirjoitti 23.2.2020 klo 19.38:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > see https://salsa.debian.org/shlomif-guest/fortune-mod which packages
> > > https://github.com/shlomif/fortune-mod of which I am the upstream.
> > >
> > > Currently the git history is a mess and lintian is unhappy, but the
> > > package finally builds using gbp!
> > >
> > > Merge requests and comments are welcome.
> > >
> > Do you want to become the maintainer of this package in Debian? If so,
> > you may want to follow the guide for package salvaging.
> > https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/developers-reference/pkgs.en.html#package-salvaging
> I may have to resort to becoming its maintainer. So I'll take a look at your
> > There are some patches in the bug tracker:
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=888961#10
> > However, patch 0001 removes "Provides: fortune" which I would like to
> > keep. It makes "apt install fortune" work as opposed to being forced to
> > ask "apt install fortune-mod".
> Thanks! I'll take a look.
I incorporated patches 0002 and 0004 from there and also eliminated as many
lintian errors and warnings as possible (one remains about the "while" shell
builtin not being packaged - heh).
The git master's history is now even messier.
> > --
> > Juhani
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