[Blink] Packaging it for Debian
ag at ag-projects.com
Sun Dec 19 14:37:43 CET 2010
Sounds like a good plan.
Allow me to contact you offline to get to know each other and talk over the details.
On Dec 18, 2010, at 5:42 PM, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> On Sáb 18 Dic 2010 11:01:10 Adrian Georgescu escribió:
>> Do you have something concrete to propose? Please expand.
> Short version: package whatever is necessary to have Blink on Debian.
> Long version: of course, to do this, I will have to go dependency per
> dependency checking if it is already packaged for Debian.
> If it is, check that it works with blinks or it's dependencies.
> If not, I will have to check licenses, see if things are being installed
> according Debian's python policies, etc. If something need to be corrected
> (licenses, for example), I will have to ask upstream if they are willing to
> correct it, except it's a simple and maintanable patch.
> Once all the pre-packaging stuff is done, I'll have to fill the corresponding
> ITP bugs, and do the packaging.
> Although you have done a very nice packaging, as I will be doing the
> maintainance for Debian (considering I already fullfilled the ITP bugs steps),
> I'll have to go all over it checking it and maybe doing changes if necessary.
> Once that is done, I ask a Debian Developer (DD) to sponsor the packagign. If
> I am lucky, I may have the upload flag enabled, allowing me to upload any
> update without having to resort on a DD, as I am already a Debian Maintainer
> Of course, all this can be done in a team-based way. This means that multiple
> people can work in packaging, and the final verification and upload to
> Debian's servers is left for a DD (or a DM in case of updates and if she/he is
> Please, do not heasitate in asking any other doubt it may arise, my final goal
> is to have blink available in Debian ASAP, but I will surely not do it if
> upstream (you in this case) doesn't want to or has any doubts. I prefer not to
> package something if upstream is not confident and/or there is no good
> Regards, Lisandro.
> Hacer algo siempre te llevará más tiempo del que esperabas, incluso si
> tienes en cuenta la ley de Hofstadter.
> Douglas Hofstadter
> Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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