On 11/30/2010 12:24 AM, Ludovic Claude wrote:
> Hello Erlend,
> All right, I will try to help you to package jMonkeyEngine, that looks
> like a fun project to work with. It will take some time though, I have a
> long list of TODO already, and to package this project, we need first to
> package all its dependencies. Those projects looks already not so
> trivial, and many use JNI bindings and native code, which I'm not very
> comfortable with.
> jogl 1.1.1 is already packaged for Debian, which is good,
> lwjgl 2.5 is packaged in Debian, can you upgrade jMonkeyEngine to this
> jinput 20100502 is in Debian, again, can you use this version?
> gluegen is not packaged, we will need to package it first.
> jorbis 0.0.17 is in Debian, can you use this version?
> swt is available in Debian , which version are you using?
> Also, can you make available the sources of jme-colladatabinding, if
> possible with a versioned branch? This project will probably need its
> own package, unless its release cycle matches jme, in which cse it's
> less costly to package it inside jMonkeyEngine.
> Most of the dependencies are already in Debian, so the troublemakers are
> less daunting already ;-)
> I'm CC-ing the Debian Java team, maybe some other people will be
> interested as well to help.
> When do you plan to release version 3.0? It would be nice to provide the
> Debian packaging shortly after that release, and it would avoid some
> unnecessary updates in Debian.
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> On 11/28/2010 11:33 AM, Erlend Sogge Heggen wrote:
>> *Hello ludovicc,*
>> Thanks for getting in touch
>! I hope
>> you don't mind, but I intend to let you take the lead on this one
>> straight off the bat. I've tried contacting some other people found on
>> similar Java packaging pages as the ones you pointed out, but I can't
>> seem to get it right. With the links you provided me I've got some new
>> options to pursue, but if you could just tell me to what extent you will
>> be able to help us, we can take it from there.
>> To answer your question in the thread, we use Ant. If make sure to
>> reply-to-all then Normen and Kirill here will be able to answer any
>> technical questions you might have. Our main goal here is to come up
>> with a solution that won't be a drain on anyone's time, I hope that's
>> /Best regards,/
>> /~ Erlend Sogge Heggen/