[Pkg-javascript-devel] Looking for help Re: Bug#787774: RFP: libjs-openpgp -- OpenPGP JavaScript Implementation (OpenPGP.js)

Jérémy Lal kapouer at melix.org
Thu Feb 1 00:29:57 UTC 2018

(dropping cc for the bug, i don't see how it's related to it).

2018-02-01 1:12 GMT+01:00 Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at debian.org>:

> Control: retitle 787774 ITP: node-openpgp -- OpenPGP JavaScript
> Implementation (OpenPGP.js)
> Control: claim 787774
> Control: owner 787774 dkg at fifthhorseman.net
> Control: block 787774 with 888989
> On Wed 2018-01-31 23:05:56 +0100, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> > npm2deb can help you setting up things more quickly.
> > For example it will tell there's a missing dependency on
> node-localstorage,
> > which in turn luckily depends on a package already in debian.
> > The build system (using grunt) might be missing some packages too.
> thanks very much for your guidance!
> I've run into https://bugs.debian.org/888989 in the process of trying to
> follow the npm2deb instructions on a debian sid virtual machine. :(
> If npm2deb isn't fixable in the near term, perhaps there's another
> package that has similar layout that i could look to as an example instead?

I suppose Pirate Praveen has crossed a more recent case than me...
Any idea ?

> Since it's distributed with a package.json and it is built using nodejs,
> > the source package should be node-openpgp
> > and built packages should be node-openpgp and libjs-openpgp.
> thanks, this is good to know.
> i'm likely to set up a packaging repo for this, using the
> git-buildpackage pattern with a debian branch that derives from the
> upstream git repo.  Is this something that you'd want in salsa within
> the js-team/ namespace (i.e. as js-team/node-openpgp), or should i upload
> it
> as debian/node-openpgp ?  If you prefer the former, i guess i need
> membership on the js-team group.

If pkg-javascript team has already on account on salsa, i overlooked the
Do as you see fit for that matter.

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