[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Strange problem with upstream sources (needing to repackage?)

Hi, Adam.

On Jul 16 2007, "Adam Cécile (Le_Vert)" wrote:
> I guess you're trying to package HFS+ tools for Linux ?

Yes, exactly. But there wasn't any ITP bug, was there? I didn't see it
when I last searched for one, but I may have missed this one.

> I already made a package, based on darwin sources + gentoo patches.

That's exactly my plan. I will use quilt to apply the Gentoo patches.
How did you manage to build package? Did you repackage the sources?
There may be some other things interesting there in Darwin's package.

> Here is the package:
> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/h/hfsprogs/hfsprogs_332.14-1.dsc
> (Works on i386 and amd64).

I, of course, plan on getting it compiled to more architectures and
would like to have some of the "purified patches" sent upstream. We can
do that together, what do you think?

That entire "missing.h" thing smells like a last-minute hack and the
makefiles provided aren't good, unfortunately. For instance, they don't
honour variables like "noopt" etc.

I don't know if the msdos utilities already present in Debian are
supported upstream (I will have to check), but having them from Darwin,
which is being improved with new versions of MacOS X seems to be a good

Regards, Rogério Brito.

Rogério Brito : rbrito@{mackenzie,ime.usp}.br : GPG key 1024D/7C2CAEB8
http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito : http://meusite.mackenzie.com.br/rbrito
Projects: algorithms.berlios.de : lame.sf.net : vrms.alioth.debian.org

Reply to: