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Re: opencpn (was: opencpn: binaries without source)

On 11/30/18 8:50 AM, Alec Leamas wrote:
> On 30/11/18 06:55, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> On 11/29/18 11:18 PM, Alec Leamas wrote:
>>> On 29/11/18 21:50, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>>>> On 11/29/18 8:46 PM, Alec Leamas wrote:
>>>> Having looked at the content of the OpenCPN tarball and not been pleased
>>>> by what I saw, I'm staring to doubt whether packaging opencpn is worth
>>>> the effort. Perhaps it should stay out of Debian where it doesn't have
>>>> to conform to our standards. Having as many of its dependencies as
>>>> possible packaged is still valuable, as long as those projects are sane.
>>> Well, if that's  your position we should perhaps just abort this work?
>> It all depends on you, and how much you want to get the opencpn package
>> in to Debian and do the work get it into acceptable shape.
> Well, it takes two to tango. The question now is if you are willing to
> accept the get-orig-source stuff required to walk around a known bug.
> If you cannot accept it, that's the end of this effort.

Note that I'm not the only tango partner. There is also SoB and regular
mentors sponsorship.

The get-orig-source target will have to do for now, but it really needs
to start using scan as soon as possible.

Kind Regards,


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