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Re: Newbie questions on packaging opencpn

Hi Alec,

thanks for this, a much welcomed effort. AFAIK, there is an issue with a
few libraries (most notably GDAL) embedded with some modifications not
pushed upstream. I tried to convince authors to merge

I'm available for some limited help, especially with early testing.
their work with GDAAL source. Apparently they are interested, but could
not get it through.

All the best, and thanks again.

On 08/24/2018 06:54 AM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 8/23/18 11:00 PM, Alec Leamas wrote:
>> On 23/08/18 21:16, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>>> On 8/23/18 9:08 PM, Alec Leamas wrote:
>>>> OK. For now, what does "keep it here" mean w r t what I write in the
>>>> d/control   Maintainer field?
>>> Leave it as it is in git, but do replace the old uploaders with yourself:
>>>  https://salsa.debian.org/debian-gis-team/opencpn/blob/master/debian/control
>>> Make sure that your work is built on top of this repository.
>> OK, we need to take things from the beginning. I'm lost.
>>  - I have so far used the mentors process to get packages uploaded.
>>    Hence, no uploaders: filed. Are you willing to review and upload    i
>>    instead ?
> Yes, I'm the primary sponsor in this team. There is also Andreas Tille, see:
>  https://wiki.debian.org/DebianPureBlends/SoB
>>  - If the package should be in the salsa repos, how does it end up
>>    there?
> You request membership of the team in Salsa:
>  https://debian-gis-team.pages.debian.net/policy/index.html#membership
> Then you rebase your local work on top of the new remote, and push your
> work back to Salsa.
>> In short, how does the process work when this git group is involved?
>  https://debian-gis-team.pages.debian.net/policy/packaging.html#git-packaging
> Kind Regards,
> Bas

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