Re: Sponsor for Flare 1.0
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 20:10, Thomas Schoepf wrote:
> Berke, you have integrated flare (now xara) into the ara tarball? Then
> the fastest way to get xara into the Debian archives would be to upload
> a new version of ara, containting both ara and xara. If you intend to
> keep ara uptodate then I'd prefer to create two debs from the one source
> so it's still possible to have a command line search tool without all
> the gtk2 libs.
> As the maintainer of ara, I could upload or sponsor such an upload. I'm
> quite busy with real life at the moment, off the net in 30 minutes and
> maybe not back before tomorrow late in the evening. So, it would be the
> best if someone of you, maybe George, could prepare a package, and I'll
> sponsor the upload for the time being. I don't insist on maintaining
> this package (reasons above :) ).
Ok, in case Thomas is really short of time here is  my late (well,
midnightly prepared ;-) debian/ directory for the new source package of ara.
I named the two binary packages as ara and xara-gtk (since not sure if
someone can write a qt gui for it ;-), but for the time being I left the
executable brought by the xara-gtk package as xara.
If Thomas keeps being busy I hope some official DD proof-reads the files and
sponsor the package, since I'm not an official one.
hope that helps.
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