Bug#744200: RFS: mapserver/6.4.1-3

Bas Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Fri Apr 11 10:02:57 UTC 2014

Package: sponsorship-requests
Severity: normal

Dear mentors,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "mapserver"

 Package name    : mapserver
 Version         : 6.4.1-3
 Upstream Author : The MapServer team
 URL             : http://www.mapserver.org/
 License         : MIT
 Section         : devel

It builds those binary packages:

 cgi-mapserver          - CGI executable for MapServer
 libmapscript-perl      - Perl MapServer module
 libmapscript-ruby      - Transitional dummy package for ruby-mapscript
 libmapscript-ruby1.8   - Transitional package from libmapscript-ruby1.8 to ruby-mapscript
 libmapscript-ruby1.9.1 - Transitional package from libmapscript-ruby1.9.1 to ruby-mapscrip
 libmapserver1          - Shared library for MapServer
 libmapserver1-dev      - Shared library development files for MapServer
 mapserver-bin          - MapServer utilities
 mapserver-doc          - documentation for MapServer
 php5-mapscript         - php5-cgi module for MapServer
 python-mapscript       - Python library for MapServer
 ruby-mapscript         - MapServer library for Ruby

To access further information about this package, please visit the following URL:


Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

  dget -x http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/mapserver/mapserver_6.4.1-3.dsc

More information about MapServer can be obtained from http://www.mapserver.org/.

Changes since the last upload:

 * Also build mapscript for Java.
   Thanks Ezequiel Lara Gómez for the patch.
   (closes: #740351)
 * Add lintian override for incompatible-java-bytecode-format.
 * Don't install ruby mapscript for Ruby 1.9, only built for 2.x now.
 * Drop patched FindRuby.cmake, build depend on the cmake version
   containing the updated module.

 Sebastiaan Couwenberg

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