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Re: Packaging libsis-jhdf5-java -- help needed

Hi Pierre,

On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 10:24:47PM +0200, Pierre Gruet wrote:
> Absolutely. This is part of the complementary tasks I was planning to do
> (my Salsa push of yesterday was only to fix the RC bug). h5ar was not in
> the previous packaging of libsis-jhdf5-java.

If you think you might be able to care for the h5ar binary issue in the
next couple of days I would delay the upload to fix the RC bug.  I guess
this will not have any practical drawback if the propagation of this
package to testing will be delayed some more days.
> I have seen that creating a man page should be easy, and while running
> h5ar as you did, I saw there was an issue with that version.txt file
> (easy to fix) and another one with the jar file, which is currently not
> built as it has not been part of the package libsis-jhdf5-java up to now.
> I will thus try to patch the gradle build script (or to edit d/rules) to
> build this new jar, and I need to learn a bit more about gradle to do
> so, which I am doing those days :-)

I can confirm that you can't prevent learning something when dealing
with Debian packages. ;-)

> Curiously, the jar is provided by upstream, there exists a task to build
> it in its gradle script, but it is not built by jh_build.

Sounds strange.

> Thanks for having looked at this!

You are welcome - the basic work was done by you.

Kind regards



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