Re: Removing quake2-data from etch
On 2007-01-27 Mike Hommey <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 01:38:17PM +0100, Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > etch currently contains quake2-data 13-0.2, an installer package for
> > quake2 data files, which seems to be rather useless if the actual
> > quake2 engine is not shipped. (quake2 was removed from testing a year
> > ago due to rc bugs.)
> > On a sidenote: Jamie, how about orphaning quake2-data and quake,
> > afaict you have not been maintaining it actively for a couple of
> > years.
> Why not just apply the patches sitting in the BTS for the 2 only RC
> bugs on quake2 that I can see, and let it propagate to testing ?
the package has not really been touched for about three years. (The
last real upload, a later NMU just changed the package description.)
Afaiui apart from the stuff in the bts theses two changes are also
* build-depend on libglu1-mesa-dev instead of virtual package
* run ./configure with --x-includes=/usr/include
Also if it is simply rebuilt it will be built without DGA or
VidModeSwitch support even if x11proto-xf86vidmode-dev and
x11proto-xf86dga-dev are added to b-d. - ./configure is searching in
vain for -lXxf86vm_pic and -lXxf86dga_pic. The old sid package are
linked (statically) against these libraries.
re-auto-fooing might fix this. But at this point I stopped, since it
occured to me that even more hidden issues might exist and adding
something like this at short point before release might not be a good
Upstream is dead, too.
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