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Re: RFS: icecat

Vincent Cheng wrote:
> Please run lintian on your package (lintian -iI --pedantic *.changes)
> and fix the numerous issues first. Many of them can easily be fixed
> (e.g. "dh-make-template-in-source" - if you don't need those templates
> provided by dh-make, just remove them), and you should aim for a
> lintian-clean package before sending out your RFS request. While
> you're at it, please consider providing a DEP-5 formatted
> debian/copyright [1], and include a debian/watch file as well.

Ok, I'm working on this now.

> Also, I'm not sure if you've taken a look at bug #522196 [2] yet (I'm
> guessing you haven't, otherwise you wouldn't have filed a new ITP for
> Icecat); are you willing to maintain Icecat and to backport patches
> and fix security issues for all versions of Icecat in Debian,
> including future stable/oldstable releases? This can and will be a
> large amount of work for a package like Icecat, although a lot of the
> security-related work you'll have to do will have already been done by
> the Iceweasel maintainers.

I searched icecat in www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/ and wnpp.debian.net/
and found nothing. Now, I know why :-)
Yes, it's a lot of work, and I'll try to do it the best possible.

Thanks for all.

Javier Sancho Fernández - http://www.jsancho.org/
Associate Member of the Free Software Foundation - http://www.fsf.org/
Contra el DRM - http://www.defectivebydesign.org/what_is_drm

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