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Bug#389876: ITP: koha -- web-based library catalogue (ILS/OPAC)

"Trent W. Buck" <trentbuck@gmail.com> wrote: [...]
> Firstly, what is the status of the ITP?  Chris (part of the upstream
> Koha team) told me in #koha that in Lenny the dependencies are all
> resolved, so I guess that all that remains is to package Koha itself.

I've asked Chris Cormack about that on #koha just now. I thought
we're still two short: Class::Adapter and SMS::Send.

> How far along are you with that?

There's the collab-maint tree that you're probably aware of.
I'm currently testing a clean install at a client site.

The thorny problems are the ones where the koha installation usually
"interferes" with mysqld and wider system settings.

> Secondly, I wanted to let you know that I'm available to help work on
> this ITP.  I am a DM.  You can see my portfolio at the link below.  As
> yet, I don't have any experience with Perl packaging.
>     http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=trentbuck@gmail.com
>     http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?packages=scheme48 (recently O'd)


> I looked briefly at upstream yesterday, and it seems to me that at a
> minimum you will want a -common package (due to the large amount of
> architecture-independent data files) and as there are apparently 50MB
> of translation files, possible also seperate koha-language-<ISO 639>
> packages.

Yes, I'd agree with that split as a minimum.  I'm open to suggestions
about whether we want libkoha-perl and koha packages split or not.

Hope that explains,
MJ Ray (slef).  LMS developer and supporter for a small, friendly
worker cooperative http://www.ttllp.co.uk/ http://mjr.towers.org.uk/
(Notice http://mjr.towers.org.uk/email.html) tel:+44-844-4437-237

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