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Re: Volunter for helping Celestia into Lenny?

Hello there,

On Sun, 2008-05-18 at 00:03 +0200, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 01:25:05AM +0200, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> > By the way, Celestia 1.5.1 was released a few days ago. I doesn't
> > contain too much changes, but be sure to check it for any added
> > models/textures. I tried to compile it but its configure script is
> > suddenly unable to find the KDE libraries anymore. Once I get that into
> > shape, I'll remove any suspect models/textures from the upstream tarball
> > and upload a (more) DFSG compliant set of packages, and try to put the
> > rest into a celestia-nonfree package. That doesn't mean the license
> > status of all the data files doesn't need checking anymore; please
> > continue invesitating, it is greatly appreciated!

I was not able yet to compile by myself the Celestia, because also I had some dependency errors,
and I couldn't manage to work yet .. :(

> I just uploaded Celestia 1.5.1, split into a dfsg and non-free source
> package. The dfsg sources provide the same binary packages, but the
> celestia-common package now misses virtually all planetary maps and some
> models that were identified as non-free in bug #174456. These have been
> moved to the non-free source package which provides one binary package,
> celestia-common-nonfree. The celestia-common package suggests
> celestia-common-nonfree. Since Celestia works fine without the non-free
> files, there is no need to move it to Debian's contrib section.

That's perfect news. Probably it's stupid question but I wasn't able to
find the packages you made, where I can get them for having a look??

By the way I also included in the wiki the spreadsheet with the licenses
status of the textures/models... At the moment is in openoffice format
but I will try to put today into wiki format, to be easier to modify.



> I hope this will finally move Celestia into testing. If you find there
> is still questionable data left in the dfsg packages, or if I accidently
> moved too much to the non-free package, please file a bug with the
> appropriate severity level.

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