Re: RFS: snake4 (updated package)
Dear Mentors and hi Niels,
I did everything as requested in the mail below. I hope I took the bug
in the right way - otherwise please tell me. I additionally checked the
package using pbuilder against sid and squeeze and it's now lintian
clean. mentors.debian.org is telling me so, too.
So what do I need to do next?
Am Montag, den 17.01.2011, 13:15 +0100 schrieb Niels Thykier:
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> On 2011-01-16 21:33, michael wrote:
> > Dear mentors,
> > I am looking for a sponsor for the new version 1.0.12-12
> > of my package "snake4".
> > It builds these binary packages:
> > snake4 - Snake game
> > The upload would fix these bugs: 581387 (O: snake4 -- Snake game)
> Thanks for your interest in Debian and for wanting to adopt an orphaned
> First things first; you should officially declare your intend to adopt
> snake4. See  for how to do that.
> You should probably also remove Ola Lundqvist from Uploaders (just
> remove the entire field). If Ola was an active uploader the package
> would not be orphaned :)
> > This is just for adopting the package.
> > I know that the package is not lintian clean - I will do that next, but because I'm asolutely new
> > in maintaining Debian I want to do one step after another. I hope there`s someone to help me
> > anyway...
> A strictly lintian clean package is not required for uploading, but it
> is generally preferred. Your source package triggers at least 4 lintian
> tags that probably ought to be fixed before the first upload.
> W: snake4 source: dh_desktop-is-deprecated line 73
> W: snake4 source: debhelper-but-no-misc-depends snake4
> E: snake4 source: build-depends-on-obsolete-package build-depends: x-dev
> W: snake4 source: ancient-standards-version 3.7.2 (current is 3.9.1)
> You can get more information about these tags by running lintian with
> "-i" or running lintian-info -t <tag>.
> I believe x-dev has been replaced by x11proto-core-dev (but I have not
> doubled checked this).
> It is also generally advised to read the New Maintainer's Guide.
> Feel free to ask if you have questions or problems understanding it.
> Once the package has gotten into better shape and you got a better
> understanding of how to maintain the package, I will recommend we
> involve the Games Team.
> > The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> > - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/snake4
> > - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> > - dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/snake4/snake4_1.0.12-12.dsc
> > I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> > Kind regards
> > Michael Boegl
>  See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/#l3
>  http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/
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