[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Packages for JSword
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Wed May 19 19:31:43 UTC 2010
On 05/19/2010 03:00 PM, Samuel Lucas Vaz de Mello wrote:
>> I'm ok to mentor& help you out with general packaging bits as long as
>> you are willing to learn just the java packaging quirks. We use bzr to
>> keep our packaging and we use launchpad for hosting and building
>> packages for testing and backports. Our ppa's have a lof of users =)
>> On our team we have 2 Debian Developers which have been reviewing our
>> work& sponsoring uploads.
>> You can also take alternative route and keep jsword maintained with
>> java team which seem to be friendly people with experienced packagers
>> available for mentoring& sponsoring.
> I'm currently packaging gstreamer-java too (another java dependency of
> Datasoul), so I'm getting familiar with java packaging. For
> gstreamer-java I have already created lintian-clean packages and
> uploaded to mentors.debian.net. One of the guys at debian-java
> reviewed it and I'm going to upload the new version soon, most of the
> issues was related to general packaging, not java-specific.
> I guess the process for jsword should be very similar.
> I'll try to package jsword and upload it to mentors, then we can find
> where it's better to maintain it.
> Maybe in pkg-crosswire we'll have more people interested in making
> jsword available in the repository (the guy helping me out in
> debian-java is a sabily developer [a kind of ubuntu islamic edition],
> so I won't be surprised if he don't get very interested in jsword :-)
>> JSword is the missing bit in Debian and I'm sure many people will
>> appreciate it in debian / ubuntu and we would love to help you out in
>> packaging it.
> I will try to do it and will came back to you when I got something ready.
> - Samuel
Let me know if there are any changes that need to be made to JSword
(e.g. adding missing license strings)
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