Re: RFS: FileZilla3 - GUI ftp client of wxwidgets2.6
2005/9/29, Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 17:19 +0800, Emfox Zhou wrote:
> > > * short and long description in debian/control needs improvement.
> > > A one line long description is not enough.
> > improved
> I suggest adjusting the grammar.
ahhh, sorry for my poor English, i'll try to improve it..
> > > * debian/rules: remove dh_make cruft and commented out dh_*/dpatch
> > > lines
> > removed some, but i use dpatch, so it's needed
> I refer to this line, which is commented out:
> #dpatch call-all -a=pkg-info >patch-stamp
> > > * debian/manpage.1: that isn't a real manpage, delete it or write
> > > one
> > deleted, i think a GUI apps needn't have a manpage
> Debian policy is that all binaries should have a manual page. You may
> have trouble finding a sponsor without this.
> Lintian warning:
> W: filezilla3: binary-without-manpage filezilla
> N: Each binary in /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /bin, /sbin or /usr/games should
> N: have a manual page
> N: Note, that though the `man' program has the capability to check for
> N: several program names in the NAMES section, each of these programs
> N: should have its own manual page (a symbolic link to the appropriate
> N: manual page is sufficient) because other manual page viewers such as
> N: xman or tkman don't support this.
> N: Refer to Policy Manual, section 12.1 for details.
> W: filezilla3: binary-without-manpage fzsftp
ok, i'll write one.
> Additional notes:
> * please ship docs/*
> * the upstream changelog is empty, best to not ship that
> * same with the README/NEWS
just ignore them? is it ok?
> * some additional lintian/linda warnings to fix:
> W: filezilla3 source: source-contains-cvs-conflict-copy locales/.#zh_CN.po.1.2
> N: Package contains a CVS conflict copy. These are generated by CVS when
> N: a conflict was detected while merging local changes with the updates
> N: from the source repository. The file name is `.#file.version', where
> N: file is the original filename and version the revision your
> N: modifications were based on.
> W: filezilla3 source: source-contains-cvs-conflict-copy locales/.#zh_CN.po.1.3
> W: filezilla3; Package Build-Depends on automake* or autoconf.
> This package Build-Depends on automake* or autoconf. This is almost
> never a good idea, as the package should run autoconf or automake on
> the source tree before the source package is built.
hmmm, i'm not clear about it, the source need automake1.8, even
automake1.7 will failed on it, how should i declare this?
> > > * why didn't you file an ITP bug before you started packaging and
> > > close it in debian/changelog. Please do this now
> > done. sorry, i don't know i should do it, but just finding sponsor at
> > debian-mentors list.
> Hmmmm, I wonder where this should be spelled out so people get it right:
> 1. Get interested in a package
> 2. Find it is not in debian
> 3. Check if it can be packaged and if it is already being packaged
> 4. Decide if you want to package and maintain it
> 5. File an ITP (intent to package) bug to *prevent duplication* of
> 6. Either upload it, or register your need for a sponsor on s.d.n
> 7. Search for a sponsor on debian-mentors and other fora
pretty good hints
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