[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Create team repository
wolfgang at silbermayr.at
Sun Aug 30 17:38:58 BST 2020
On 8/30/20 1:51 PM, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
> Le 30/08/2020 à 13:33, Willem van den Akker a écrit :
>> I would like to push the private shortwave repository (
>> https://salsa.debian.org/wvdakker/shortwave) to a team repository.
>> Can somebody create a team repository and give me write/create rights
>> to this repository?
>> David can you give your salsa account name to the list for the
>> write/create rights?
>> My username on salsa: wvdakker
> we have been trying to package Rust-based applications as part of debcargo-conf.
> It simplifies a lot the maintenance of these packages.
> Would it be possible to use this method instead?
>From what I have seen, shortwave uses meson and wraps the rust build inside
it. It seems this pattern has been embraced by a few gtk-based Rust packages,
such as Fractal, Shortwave and Podcasts.
It seems as if the meson build does more than just wrapping the rust build, so
I assume it might be better to find a way to keep it like that, and modify the
cargo/rustc calls so they use packages from the debcargo-conf repo.
I'm also not a totally sure that the rust team is the best fit for providing a
home to these projects, maybe the gnome team is a better place, they already
maintain projects in other languages than C, such as Vala or Python. If you
think the rust team is better suited, you're of course welcome.
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