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Bug#492696: Adding Padre to Debian

-=| Gabor Szabo, Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 12:34:34PM +0200 |=-
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 10:47 AM, Damyan Ivanov <dmn@debian.org> wrote:
> > -=| Gabor Szabo, Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 02:56:48PM +0200 |=-
> >> version 0.14 of Padre has been released to CPAN.
> >>
> >> I'd appreciate if you could add it to Debian.
> >
> > Still a lot to go as File::ShareDir 1.00 is not yet available
> > (htp://bugs.debian.org/496478).
> Oh so Debian has its own problem of maintainers disappear and
> don't hand over they stuff. How familiar is that :-)

Eventually all will be fine, but the process is not an easy one.

> > * most important: copyrights
> >  Would you consider adding the same (or similar) boilerplate as 
> >  found
> >  in lib/Padre/PluginBuilder.pm to all files?
> No problem.  Will be in 0.15


> > * dependencies
> >  META.yml states a dependency on Wx::Perl::Dialog. However, I failed
> >  to find any reference to that module in the padre distribution.
> >  File/Open and Edit/Find dialogs appear ok (i.e. no crash). Perhaps
> >  the dependency can be removed?
> Wow, you really did look into that code!

Of course I did. This explains why it takes so much time to prepare 
a package for Debian even when we have most of the dull work automated 

> That was my plan for world domination to get all kinds of modules into
> Debian by prereqing them in Padre but my cover was blown now :-)
> I'll either remove it or make use of it soon.

Fair enough. I dropped the dependency from the package for now.

> >  App::Ack 1.86 is stated as required. Is there a reason 1.80 (latest
> >  available in Debian, http://bugs.debian.org/504071) won't do?
> I don't know but isn't progress good ? Any reason not to upgrade ack?

The only problem at present is that the package is not maintained by 
our group. The maintainer however seems to allow external 
contributions, so I expect that an upgrade to be available soon.

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