[Pkg-electronics-devel] Packaging GHDL in Electronics Team?

Andreas Bombe aeb at debian.org
Mon Dec 4 02:36:45 UTC 2017

On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 02:18:37AM +0100, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> Hello,
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 03:14:47AM +0100, Andreas Bombe wrote:
> > Hello everyone, I'm working on reintroducing the VHDL simulator GHDL to
> > Debian and in the ITP (#880942) I mentioned that this might fit with the
> > electronics team (since there's also iverilog here).
> > 
> > However I am not a team member yet so I don't know if there's any
> > objections. Also how do I formally join the team (the Wiki page wasn't
> > particularly enlightening)? I assume that would be required at least for
> > write access to the pkg-electronics git directory.
> ---end quoted text---
> Sorry for the late reply. I have just added you to pkg-electronics team. 
> Please move ghdl git repo from collab-maint to pkg-electronics if you 
> intend to start from that repo.

Contacting someone to get myself added was on my TODO list which I
haven't done before because I didn't have anything ready anyway. So, you
weren't late on anything.

As for the git repo, the old one has contains whole gcc releases (which
isn't needed anymore) and has a whole set of upstream branches
combining… I think I'll just start over with a standard git-buildpackage

Current status: I've been working on this package on and off and it's
coming together. There's lots of components and figuring out how they
work together in order to devise a good filesystem tree took some time.
I will also create a way to automatically compile the standard VHDL
libraries in postinst like e.g. Python packages do so there's a way to
handle additional libraries (upstream's way is to provide shell scripts
for many such libraries and let the user install/compile them manually
as needed).

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