Re: libLAS 1.8.0
On 08/08/2014 08:10 AM, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 12:51:58AM +0200, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> I've addressed some of the lintian issues, but I'm not looking forward
>> to fixing all the lintian issues. Especially writing the many man pages
> While I agree that having a manpage for each executable in /usr/bin is a
> nice thing to have sometimes you have to balance what might be more in
> the interest of our users: Waiting for ages until a packages goes out
> equipped with a full set of manpaged or just providing something that
> works in a timely manner. Several times I decided for the later.
Agreed. Adding the man pages is something left for later.
>> and overhauling the libraries to use symbols files and separate packages
>> for each library.
> Same here. I admit I stopped providing symbols files for all library
> packages I feel responsible for. Admittedly they are not heavily used
> and are not featuring a lot of dependant packages but these symbols
> files created such a high maintenance burden that I decided to drop
> Regarding the separated libraries I would also take a pragmatic point of
> view. It takes two times time: First you need to work on the packaging
> and than it needs to pass new queue. I'm not sure if this is rectified
> for a basically cosmetic change and if we should delay this until after
> the release.
In this case have the package pass through NEW for the library packages
is my primary concern.
>> I don't think we should wait much longer to upload the recent changes.
I only want to add a pristine-tar branch before the upload to have the
orig.tar.gz from snapshot.d.o recreatable.
> Kind regards
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