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Re: wxwidgets 2.8 needs help !

On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 02:45:25AM +0200, Pierre THIERRY wrote:
> Scribit Roberto C. Sánchez dies 04/10/2007 hora 18:13:
> > > wxWidgets has been released a long time ago and we're still missing
> > > it.
> > Yes, though for a good [1] reason.
> Sure, wxwidgets has numerous bugs, but is it that surprising for a
> library package that much used? (i.e. would such a backlog of bugs
> prevent any other library packager to upload a new upstream into
> Debian?)
I'm not sure.  Nobody uses the only library I package :-)

> > It is not really a question of building or packaging it.  That, as you
> > realize is quite easy.  The problem is wxwidgets' dozens of reverse
> > dependencies.
> Shouldn't then the package be uploaded to experimental for interactions
> with the reverse dependencies to be checked?
I think that would be an acceptable course of action.  I intend in the
coming weeks to help Ron do that as I myself am doing some development
of my own and would like to see wx2.8 packaged and in Debian as it would
make my life easier.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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