Pushing Open Sankore into Wheezy...

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Mon Jun 11 23:03:12 UTC 2012

Hi Miriam,

On Mo 11 Jun 2012 16:47:09 CEST Miriam Ruiz wrote:

> 2012/6/11 Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de>:
>> Hi Miri, hi all,
> Hi!
>> the show must go on... Packaging of Open Sankore...
>> Below there is the list of the open lintian issues for sankore as currently
>> hosted on:
>> git://git.debian.org/debian-edu/sankore.git
>> I will see how many I get fixed of them.
>> @Miri: will you be available for reviewing and upload later this week? Maybe
>> you are willing to show up on:
>> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/debian-edu-pkg-team
> Yes, I'll be able to review and upload the package. Count on me :=

So, after some time of work...

... this is where we are:

> W: sankore-data: duplicate-font-file usr/share/open-sankore/customizations
> /fonts/Andika-R.ttf also in fonts-sil-andika

What shall I do with the duplicate-font-file? Simply drop it? Never  
had such a case.

> W: sankore-data: embedded-javascript-library usr/share/open-sankore/library
> /applications/Edit Html.wgt/jquery.pack.js
> W: sankore-data: embedded-javascript-library usr/share/open-sankore/library>
> /applications/Nuancier.wgt/js/jquery.js
> W: sankore-data: embedded-javascript-library usr/share/open-sankore/library
> /applications/Wikipedia.wgt/script/jquery.min.js
> W: sankore-data: embedded-javascript-library usr/share/open-sankore/library
> /applications/Wiktionnaire.wgt/script/jquery.min.js

What do you reckon... is it save to drop these and symlink to  
jquery.js in libjs-jquery & co?

> W: sankore-data: script-not-executable usr/share/open-sankore/linux/run.sh

For this I placed a lintian-override into the package. Another option  
can be to remove it again after dh_install is through. Comment?

> W: sankore: hardening-no-fortify-functions usr/lib/open-sankore/x86_64-linux-
> gnu/libCFF_Adaptor.so.1
> W: sankore: hardening-no-fortify-functions usr/lib/open-sankore/x86_64-linux-
> gnu/libCFF_Adaptor.so.1.0
> W: sankore: hardening-no-fortify-functions usr/lib/open-sankore/x86_64-linux-
> gnu/libCFF_Adaptor.so.1.0.0

Bart Martens and others currently recommended to leave these untouched  
(if we are sure the build flags have been hardened, which they have).

> E: sankore: possible-gpl-code-linked-with-openssl

Normally, we need a statement from (sankore) upstream here that it is  
ok to link sankore (GPL) against openssl (OpenSSL/SSLeay license).  
This license has to be placed in /debian/copyright. Do we have such a  

> W: sankore: binary-without-manpage usr/bin/Open-Sankore

I will put a dummy man page into the package. I guess we do not have  
any known cmdline options...

> Finished running lintian.




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