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Bug#663455: RFS: m2m-aligner/1.0-1 [ITP] -- many-to-many alignments for string transduction

Il 01/01/2013 23:09, Giulio Paci ha scritto:
> Il 31/12/2012 20:54, Jakub Wilk ha scritto:
>> For the record, the source package is currently at:
>> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/m2m-aligner/m2m-aligner_1.1-1.dsc
>> Lintian emits:
>> W: m2m-aligner source: out-of-date-standards-version 3.9.3 (current is 3.9.4)
> Fixed, but not uploaded yet.


>> Why do you build-depend on "libstdc++6-4.6-dev | libstdc++-dev" explicitly? The C++ standard library is guaranteed to be (transitively) build-essential.
> There is no reason. It was just that I did not know about it when I packaged m2m-aligner and then I forgot to fix it later.
> Fixed, but not uploaded yet.


>> tclap1.1.0/ looks like an embedded copy of a library, which is packaged in Debian separately. Please build-depend on libtclap-dev and make sure that the embedded copy won't
>> be used at build time.
> m2m-aligner fails to build with tclap 1.2.0. I found a workaround, but not a proper fix. So I contacted the upstream author about it.

I found a fix for it. A patch is included in the m2m-aligner sources.
I contacted tclap upstream to know if the fix can be included upstream: if yes I will propose the fix for the tclap 1.2.0 package, otherwise I will just keep the patch in

>> I wouldn't call the "You are welcome to use the code for research, commercial, and other purposes" statement a license; I don't think it belongs in debian/copyright. On the
>> other hand, I don't see the MIT license (which is mentioned on the homepage) anywhere in the upstream tarball...
> I also asked for a new release with an explicit license included in the tarball.
> I will let you know when I will hear from upstream.


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