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Bug#689692: RFS: byzanz/0.3.0+git20120930-1 [ITA]

Package: sponsorship-requests
Severity: normal

Dear mentors,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "byzanz" which i would like to
adopt. I am also interested in maintaining it in a git repository at

Package name    : byzanz
Version         : 0.3.0+git20120930-1
Upstream Author : Benjamin Otte <otte@gnome.org>
URL             : http://git.gnome.org/browse/byzanz
License         : GPL-3+, LGPL-3+, Public Domain
Section         : graphics

It builds those binary packages:

    byzanz     - small screencast creator

To access further information about this package, please visit the
following URL:


Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

dget -x

Changes since the last upload:

  * New Maintainer. (Closes: #654614)
  * New Upstream git snapshot which adds various translations.
  * Switch to packaging format 3.0 (quilt).
  * Create patches instead of modifying the sources.
    - Remove config.sub and config.guess and add them automatically with
    - Incorporate the last NMUs and create proper patches for them.
    - Add patches from Jari Aalto again which were overwritten by the
      last NMUs.
  * debian/rules:
    - Simplify debian/rules by using dh.
    - Build with hardening+=all.
    - Build with -Wl, --as-needed to avoid unnecessary dependencies.
  * debian/control:
    - Add autotools-dev to Build-Depends.
    - Homepage field: Point to the git repository because the old
      homepage does not exist anymore.
    - Remove the VCS-field because it points to the upstream repository.
      (Closes: #685358)
    - Description: Make clear that Byzanz is an applet and command line
    - New Standards-Version 3.9.4, no changes needed.
  * Bump compat level to 9.
  * Add a short introductory manpage for Byzanz which points to
    byzanz-record and byzanz-playback. (Closes: #606673)
  * Improve README.Debian and make clear where you can find the panel
    applet. Create examples in case you can only use the command line
    tools.(Closes: #606676)
  * Fix the wrong command in byzanz-playback's synopsis.
    (Closes: #641663)
  * Update debian/copyright to copyright format 1.0.
  * Update the license to GPL-3+, LGPL-3+ and Public Domain where

Markus Koschany

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