Bug#549940: imview: Broken watch file

Teemu Ikonen tpikonen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 12:41:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Andreas Tille <tillea at rki.de> wrote:
> the watch file reports new upstream version which is wrong.
> The false alarm is prevented by the following patch:
> --- debian/watch.orig   2009-04-20 21:38:19.000000000 +0200
> +++ debian/watch        2009-10-06 16:05:10.000000000 +0200
> @@ -1,2 +1,2 @@
>  version=3
> -http://sf.net/imview/imview-(.*)\.tar\.gz
> +http://sf.net/imview/imview-src-(.*)\.tar\.gz
> On the other hand this is also not the proper solution because
> even sourceforge seems to be behind latest upstream considering
> the fact that Debian has newer versions than upstream.  Could
> you please fix the watch file that way that it reflects the
> real download location?


Upstream did not release the latest versions in sourceforge for some
reason, although the CVS repository there seems to be somewhat active.

I added the patch to the new debian revision at git.debian.org, but
also disabled the watch file for now, to prevent false alarms. Also,
the location of the upstream sources is now correct in the copyright


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