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Re: gnome-app-install (super-easy package manager) prototype

Le jeudi 28 septembre 2006 16:18, Jason Spiro a écrit :
> On 2006-09-28, Adam Cécile (Le_Vert) <gandalf@le-vert.net> wrote:
> >> deb http://www.jspiro.com/files/debian experimental/
> >> deb-src http://www.jspiro.com/files/debian experimental/
> >
> > Why don't you upload it to mentors.debian.net ?
> I don't know how to, and I bet the "lftp ftp.example.com -e 'mirror -eR
> source target'" command won't work with the site. The command syncs a
> directory tree on my PC with a directory tree on the target machine.


> >> I am frustrated at the various bugs I'm seeing but I don't want to give
> >> up, as I want gnome-app-install to be in Debian. If you would like to
> >> finish packaging the app and take over maintainership, I'd be very glad
> >> to stop here and explain to you the changes I've made already.
> >
> > Don't forgive, if people would have stop each time they thought it's too
> > hard, GNU/Linux would not exists ;-)
> You're right :)
> > I can help you for the packaging for sure, and maybe for the port. If
> > it's not enough we should run a project @ alioth en try to find some
> > other developpers !
> Thank you for your kind offer. I am going to look for somebody in
> Toronto (preferably at my school) for now. If I don't find anyone, in a
> week or so, please email me; I think I will take you up on your offer.
> Where can we host the files? I am on the starter package with my web
> hosting company (www.moonbase.info) so I can't SSH in. The company has
> FrontPage Extensions installed on all their webservers; does that mean
> Subversion will work for the job?

Alioth is dedicated for this kind of problems.

> >> I am working from an upstream .tar.gz file from Ubuntu. The upstream
> >> tarball includes .pyc files too, not just .py files.  My .diff.gz does
> >> not touch the .pyc files when applied to the upstream source. Will this
> >> be a problem when people try to apply the .diff?
> >
> > Hmmm... Here is what I think. There are two case :
> >
> >  * The original apps is only for ubuntu, you had to makes LOTS OF change
> > in it to get it runnng on Debian. Then I would suggest to fork the
> > project, so you'll recreate a new tarball.
> >
> >  * The patches are not su huge and you can handle them through dpatch or
> > quilt. Just leave the upstream tarball as it was but DO NOT INSTALL pyc
> > files. (and report the issue to upstream).
> I think I will pick #2.
> Cheers,
> Jason
> --
> When you open Windows, bugs get in.

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