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Re: [Opensync-users] opensync-0.22 packages for Debian squeeze, testers wanted

As far as I see there are not that many people working on syncml, so I would focus on pushing 0.40 into sid, because it will become very soon testing.

For the current testing (squeeze) I would have either 0.22 or nothing.

If it is not working it will be ok to leave it without official debian installers. I could build packages for debian and offer them from unofficial install repo.

I wanted to suggest to include a debian directory in all the related packages, or who and how is this done now?


--- On Tue, 10/5/10, Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> wrote:

> From: Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org>
> Subject: [Opensync-users] opensync-0.22 packages for Debian squeeze, testers wanted
> To: opensync-users@lists.sourceforge.net, debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 3:44 PM
> Hi,
> I finally managed to allocate some free time and started
> reverting
> Debian squeeze to opensync-0.22.  This should make
> Blackberry and
> Windows Mobile devices work again.
> The current plan (which has not been approved by the Debian
> release team
> yet) is to upload a 0.22 package with some additional
> patches to
> testing-proposed-updates, followed by similar 0.22 packages
> for the
> opensync-plugin-file and opensync-plugin-evolution
> packages.  All the
> packages are still in unstable and can be installed from
> there (or from
> squeeze in case they transition).
> Unfortunately, the 0.22 version of the syncml plugin does
> not work with
> modern releases of libsyncml, so opensync-plugin-syncml
> will have to get
> dropped for squeeze (unless somebody ports it to
> libsyncml-0.5.4, I do
> not have the time for this).
> You can get the reverted packages from this repository:
> deb http://people.debian.org/~mbanck/opensync-squeeze/ ./
> libopensync0, python-opensync, opensync-plugin-file,
> opensync-plugin-evolution
> As mentioned above, you need to get all the other 0.22
> plugins from
> unstable for now.
> I am especially interested in tester reports from
> Blackberry (barry) and
> Windows Mobile (synce) users, as I dot not own any such
> device.  Any
> other feedback is highly appreciated, in order to make a
> case to the
> release time for this rather late change in release cycle.
> Either follow-up to this message (but please CC me), or
> catch me in
> #opensync on irc.freenode.net (my nick is azeem).
> Cheers,
> Michael
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