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On 03-11-15 21:14, Ruben Undheim wrote:
> There are just a few questions I'm wondering about:
> 1. I've 'designed' it as a native package. Quite much of the
> 'code' is dependent on the Debian file system structure, so I was
> thinking that this makes more sense. However, I've never uploaded
> a native package before. Is there a need for an ITP for native
Yes, a native package is just another package, it just doesn't have
separate upstream releases.
The debian-gis source package which builds the Blends metapackages was
ITP'ed in #587856 for example.
> Do we need to discuss it with someone before we upload, or is it
> just to upload and wait for the FTP masters to say yes or no?
This thread should be sufficient discussion. Because a native package
is just another package it will also have to pass the NEW queue like
any other package.
> 2. Some Mapnik issues in sid currently makes it not fully work.
What issues are those other than #799473?
> Still, the package will correctly set up the database with OSM
> data and configure apache, so that when Mapnik starts working,
> osm-tile-server should provide tiles correctly. Do you think we
> should wait with the initial upload until Mapnik actually does
> work correctly?
That seems sensible, no use uploading a package that doesn't work.
I'd really appreciate your help getting Mapnik 3 fixed.
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