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Re: request for package review - serel

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 06:24:09PM +1000, Leni Mayo wrote:
> I am new to Debian and have packaged some software which lets the
> boot scripts (/etc/rc[12345].d) run in parallel.  It also supports
> visualisation of services, dependencies and timings.
> As this is the first release on debian, I'd be grateful if someone
> with more packaging experience than myself could take a look at it,
> especially since the installation process patches /etc/init.d/rc.

It would be a good idea to read the proposals for improving the
initscript subsystem that were discussed at the recent Debian


> One known bug is that the -ldb library is currently statically
> linked into the daemon, and it ought to be dynamically
> linked.  I haven't yet figured how to bind the linker to a specific
> version of db that's known to be widely deployed.

Use whatever version you think is appropriate (say, db3) and let
dependencies do the rest of the work for you.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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