Re: [DebianGIS] current state
On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 07:51:46AM -0700, Sunburned Surveyor wrote:
> I've been using Debian for a couple of years now, and I've been
> lurking on this list almost as long. I work as a project administrator
> for the JUMP Pilot Project and as a programmer on OpenJUMP.
> I've never made Debian packages before, but I have read a little about
> what is required. I might be able to work on some Debian packages for
> open source Java GIS programs and libraries. I'd like to get started
> with a package for OpenJUMP and JTS, and I could probably follow up
> with some packages for GeoTools.
> If you guys could help me out with a question or two as I work through
> the packaging process I'd be willing to take a stab at this. I think
> I'll need to ask someone here to sponsor the packages.
You are welcome, please prepare tentative new packages and we will follow
with suggestions and comments. Diff files for pre-existent packages
against the svn repo are also welcome. JTS is already up-to-date, BTW.
Do you have some advancement for that?
> P.S. - A package was made for OpenJUMP a long time ago, but I don't
> think that it is maintained anymore.
Yep, see also http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis/ToDo
> On 6/29/07, Paolo Cavallini <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi all.
> > Mainly thanks to the unbelievable effort by Frankie (backed up by the
> > work of others, of course), we now are getting back in a good shape.
> > Among the top-ranking packages, missing in lenny is only PostGIS:
> > http://bjorn.haxx.se/debian/testing.pl?package=postgis
> > and qgis:
> > http://bjorn.haxx.se/debian/testing.pl?package=qgis
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=431031
> > Is anybody working on the remaining apps to be packaged?
> > http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis/PackageList
> > I mean especially the java stuff:
> > * uDig
> > * gvSIG
> > and the Desktop/Analysis/Database
> > * TerraView
> > * PostLBS
> > * OpenModeller
> > * r-spatial
> > All the best.
> > pc
> > --
> > Paolo Cavallini
> > http://www.faunalia.it/pc
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