[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Fwd: Feature Freeze this Thursday

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 10:44:00 GMT 2009

2009/2/18 Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden at fastmail.fm>:
> Daniel Glassey wrote:
>>>> I'm not going to manage to get uploads done to Debian in the next
>>>> couple of days and anyway, as I've said, they'll be held in the
>>>> incoming queue until libsword7 is approved so won't be any help for
>>>> jaunty.
> bibledit and biblememorizer are independent of libsword7 and so should
> go in fine?  Please?  I still don't know if we can get them synced  to
> Jaunty in time, but we should probably try.
>> Don't panic about the manpages. ...
> Packages with lintian warnings will *not* be accepted into Ubuntu via
> REVU, from everything I can see at least, unless you get overrides for
> the warnings.  Missing manpages cause a lintian warning.  The programs
> the warnings mention are real programs that are indeed invoked by the
> user directly, so asking for overrides seems unlikely to succeed.
> Therefore, missing man pages will prevent REVU approval, to the best of
> my knowledge.  Am I misunderstanding something?

Libsword is lintian CLEAN. Xiphos has 1 warning (relibtoolize). It's a
tough one.
Hope I'll manage it today. A bit busy with life as well.

>> The more important thing is to get the existing packages upgraded in
>> jaunty, and make sure there are no brown paper bugs with the
>> binaries.
> I'm not sure how we can switch from packages that used to be synced from
> Debian to ones that are going in via REVU in the final two days before
> Feature Freeze.  We can try, but I don't know if we'll make it...
> I also don't know if I'll still be on this continent a week from
> today... which is making finding time for packaging very difficult right
> now, unfortunately!  Tonight I reviewed (and corrected mistakes in)
> about 40 pages of legal forms and papers which may help us stay, if we
> can get them filed in time...

Good luck Jonathan!!! After all you and your family is more important.

> Jonathan
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With best regards

Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич

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