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Re: [RFS] SleepyHead (ITP: #780060)

On Monday, October 12 2015, Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 12:33:21PM -0400, Sergio Durigan Junior wrote:
>> > Please note that there is no point in creating a new changelog entry if
>> > there was no package uploaded.  I dropped the new entry - please pull.
>> Yeah, I was not sure whether or not it made sense to do that.  On the
>> one hand, if I had not done that, we would have a tag pointing to a
>> Debian release (debian/0.9.8-1) and then we would have commits after
>> this tag.  On the other hand, we would have a second Debian release
>> without having released the first.
> Only packages that really made it to unstable should be tagged.  So
> please remove the tag until the package is accepted.
>> I think the solution would be to retag the latest commit as
>> debian/0.9.8-1, maybe?
> Yes.  But as I said *after* ftpmaster has accepted the package.

Right, thanks for the clarification.

>> > I: sleepyhead source: debian-watch-file-is-missing
>> This is because upstream is still not releasing versioned source
>> tarballs.  I've made a request to the author, and he told me he is going
>> to start doing that in the next releases.
> OK.  What we are doing in this case is documenting this like
> debian/watch:
> # upstream is still not releasing versioned source
> # tarballs.  I've made a request to the author, and he told me he is going
> # to start doing that in the next releases.

Hm, OK.  

>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead calender calendar
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead Libaries Libraries
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead consistancy consistency
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead succesfully successfully
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead independant independent
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead seperately separately
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead softwares software
>> > I: sleepyhead: spelling-error-in-binary usr/bin/SleepyHead GNU Public License GNU General Public License
>> These are all spelling errors.  I can obviously patch the package
>> locally and send a patch upstream, but I don't think it's worth delaying
>> the release because of this (IMHO).
> Ahh, you are right.  I somehow assumed you are part of the upstream
> team.  I'd recommend to simply forward these issues.

I've already sent a patch fixing these issues.

I decided not to patch the package because that will involve some manual
work on resolving conflicts.  Upstream will likely release a new version
soon anyway.

>> > I: sleepyhead: description-synopsis-might-not-be-phrased-properly
>> I can fix this.
>> > I: sleepyhead: possible-documentation-but-no-doc-base-registration
>> The package has really no documentation (unfortunately).  The three
>> files that are listed in debian/docs are very simple (rudimentary, I'd
>> say) texts; that's why I did not register a doc-base.  If you think it
>> is worth, I can silence this info.
> May be it makes sense to provide a lintian-override.  I do not want
> to be over-picky.  Just mentioning the options to a newbie.


>> > Since you confirmed to be upstream (or closely connected to upstream) if
>> > I remember correctly, you might even be easily able to fix the spelling
>> > issues.
>> I'm not upstream, I'm just becoming more involved with it.  I will send
>> patches fixing the spelling errors, and I'll patch the package locally
>> as well.
> Fine.  Just ping me once you think you are finished with theses things.

It's all done.  I've pushed the new commits to the repository.


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