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Re: RFS: free42

Le vendredi 10 décembre 2010 à 20:02 +0100, Etienne Millon a écrit :
> Again, no need to CC me :)
> > Oh yes, i did not see the second patch (I'm not sure how it appear,
> > maybe when i was playing with quilt).
> According to the patch header, it has been created by dpkg-source. I
> can't remember the exact process, though.
> > Well, there is only one option: -skin, I'll put it in the man page.
> > But the upstream comes with other documentation than two README files
> > that overlap. I will figure what to do with that. Might be an upstream
> > issue too.
> Documenting this and give a pointer to the full documentation may be
> enough.
> > >   - Probably an upstream issue, but I find it confusing to ship two
> > >     binaries that differ only in the way they interpret numbers. IMHO
> > >     that should be a command-line switch or a menu option.
> > 
> > I've looked quickly to the sources, move that 'option' into a switch
> > will be a very big patch, but i think debian have a solution for that.
> > May be i can build two packages, and use update-alternatives to handle
> > that problem. Is that an acceptable solution for you ?
> Alternatives makes sense when two packages provides the same service.
> With free42, different users may use different settings (or, a user
> may use different settings). Building two executables is fine. You can
> even have a single manpage (see for example grep, egrep, rgrep).

  I've fixed the man (and doc), and tuned the Makefile patch. Can you
have a look please ?


Jean Schurger
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