Re: Requests to sponsor new library packages
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Sune Vuorela wrote:
> On 2009-08-19, Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Sune Vuorela <email@example.com> writes:
>>> For example, I would be very reluctant to sponsor a first package of a
>>> person that was a new library without any application using it,
>>> whereas a interesting kde application might easier catch my eye.
>> That's interesting, thank you for that perspective. What do you propose,
>> then, for a maintainer who wants to get a new package into Debian, but
>> that package requires one or more separately-packaged libraries that
>> *also* need to be sponsored into Debian before the ???interesting??? package
>> can go in?
> Request sponsorship together. And read up on library packaging.
> Especially if this is ones first package in debian ever, you need extra
> reading, as libraries can be hard.
Does the library come from the same source package as the program?
Harry Rickards <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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