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Re: Bug#703762: ITP: jdownloader -- download manager for one-click hosting sites

Am Montag, den 25.03.2013, 10:44 +0100 schrieb Michael Stapelberg:
> Hi Nikolaus,
> Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> writes:
> > But why not make it a proper package in the first place if the source is
> > GPL?
> bdrung@ explained this in the ITP bug already:
> > I tried, but failed miserable. Some libraries needs to be packaged and
> > the upstream build system needs to be bent to build on Debian. I would
> > love to ditch the launcher and replace it with a proper package. This is
> > a lot of work. Until this work is done, I like to have this launcher in
> > the contrib archive. This is suboptimal, but better than nothing.

Just one thing to add: I don't plan to do the work on packaging
jdownloader properly. Whoever is willing to invested time and energy in
doing so will be welcome.

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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