On Jan 4, 2014 4:49 PM, "Sebastiaan Couwenberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 01/04/2014 02:36 PM, Tim Michelsen wrote:
> > Hello,
> >> - Common Git repository structures
> >> http://linuxminded.nl/tmp/pkg-grass-website/policy.html#git-repository-structures
> >> -- Other branches
> >> http://linuxminded.nl/tmp/pkg-grass-website/policy.html#git-branches
I would propose to store UbuntuGIS packaging in ubuntugis/release branch to leave ubuntu/release branches for plain Ubuntu packaging.
> >> - PPA for Ubuntu by UbuntuGIS
> >> http://linuxminded.nl/tmp/pkg-grass-website/policy.html#ubuntugis-ppa
> > Are you planning to consider also the daily build PPAs in this structure?
> I'm not directly involved with the UbuntuGIS PPAs, nor the possible
> OSGeo-Live PPAs, so I cannot comment on the future of the PPAs.
> The intention for the UbuntuGIS PPA section in the Debian GIS policy is
> to document best practices on how to maintain the packaging source in
> the Debian GIS version control repositories.
> The Debian GIS git repository should be the common source of all GIS
> .deb packaging. The actual binary packages build from those sources is
> managed by the respective derivatives using their specific infrastructure.
> > This is a nice feature for commonly used and fast developing packages:
> > * gdal
> > * grass
> > * qgis
> > * etc.
> Maintaining daily updates of these packages will not be any easy job.
> QGIS is a beast to build and the support for the python-sip package it
> depends on breaks quite often.
> GDAL, GRASS, but also Proj and GOES have many reverse dependencies which
> at minimum require binary rebuilds every time these core libraries are
> Regardless of the dependency chain implications, any changes made to
> support new upstream versions should be maintained in de Debian GIS
> repository in the appropriate branches.
> When all maintainers of GIS related .deb packages use the Debian GIS
> repository for their source packages, we can more easily support updates
> for these large and/or essential packages, by sharing the workload and
> package changes.
> Kind Regards,
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