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Re: Newbie questions on packaging opencpn

I understand, thanks Alec. Not a nice situation, especially because
their changes seem useful overall.

All the best.

On 08/24/2018 09:41 AM, Alec Leamas wrote:
> Hi Paulo!
> On 24/08/18 09:01, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
>> 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
> They will not merge, full stop. So, I have raised the issue on
> debian-devel [1], and as I understand the conclusion correctly bundling
> *could* be accepted in cases like this.
> The bundling situation in described in [2]. We need to have an overall
> agreement on this; neither I nor upstream are willing to undertake this
> if the requirement is to unbundle the "complicated" libs according to [2]
> Cheers!
> --alec
> [1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2018/08/msg00333.html
> [2] https://github.com/OpenCPN/OpenCPN/issues/1124

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