RFS: updated linuxtv-dvb-apps [Was: r7625 ...]

Tobias Grimm tobias.grimm at e-tobi.net
Fri May 1 21:16:24 UTC 2009

Stéphane Glondu wrote:

> Ok. Could someone sponsor the upload of current svn version? There are
> still several bugs to deal with, but this upload would fix a RC-bug
> (FTBFS, #525580) at least, so IMHO is worth an upload.

Ok, Done!

>> As there's no autoconf/automake involved, it should be as easy as adding
>> an appropriate -soname to the linker options. It might be harder to
>> convince upstream.
> Why so? Aren't they receptive to external contributions?

I don't know. It's extra work for the upstream to take care of soname and
library versioning, so it might take some extra effort to convince him :-)

> Is there anyone here against git? I don't intend to start a flame here,
> but I do know svn-buildpackage workflow and used it for some time, then
> switched to git and found it uncomparably more efficient. I would like
> to hear from other people who are actively working on linuxtv-dvb-apps
> packaging first.

That's mainly Mark. Speaking for myself, Git would be fine. Haven't tried
it for packaging yet, but I would like to "see it in action".


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