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Re: Request for sponsoring update of plotdrop


Am 26.06.2016 um 21:05 schrieb James Clarke:
> Hi Jordan,
>> On 25 Jun 2016, at 21:21, Jordan Mantha <jordan.mantha@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> I'm looking for a sponsor for an upload of plotdrop. I am the
>> upstream maintainer (and former DM) and finally got to fixing all
>> the Sourceforge, Debian, and Launchpad bugs. Since the package is
>> maintained in the debian-science git repo I took the liberty of
>> pushing the new upstream and updated the packaging (last touched in
>> 2009). It's been a few years since I did any packaging but I think
>> it should be in pretty good shape and I used pbuilder to build and
>> test it.
>> You can find the git repo at: 
>> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/debian-science/packages/plotdrop.git
> I’m not a DD and thus cannot sponsor an upload, but here are my
> thoughts from having a quick look:
> 1. Your d/rules is fairly simple; you should switch to the dh(1)
> sequencer
> 2. You should enable as much hardening as you can[1]; if you do 1.,
> you get some of this for free, but unless you have a good reason to
> you should add “hardening=+all” to DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS
> 3. Your Vcs-Git should be 
> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/debian-science/packages/plotdrop.git 
> (note the .git and lack of a trailing /), as given at the bottom of 
> the cgit summary page
> Regards, James
> [1] https://wiki.debian.org/HardeningWalkthrough

I'm happy to sponsor your upload, but in addition to James' suggestions
you should also update debian/copyright.

And a debian/gbp.conf specifying the git-debian-branch would be nice :)

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