[Pkg-emboss-devel] Re: EMBOSS 4.1.0 released

Andreas Tille tillea at rki.de
Thu Mar 8 07:24:05 CET 2007

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Charles Plessy wrote:

> 24h after the announcement, rpms were available...

That's hard to compete.  If we would manage the debs after 24 days I
would be more than happy.

> I did not manage to examine the source rpms (because I do not know how
> it works),

I personally use midnightcommander where you can browse archives like

> but I think that the main things preventing us to have EMBOSS
> in Debian is our policy to use the packaged libraries instead of the
> ones shipped in the upstream sources.

Well, to start the work on this: which exactly are the libraries we
have packages for that are included in EMBOSS?  IMHO it would not
be any harm to upload a package containing all the libraries shipped
by emboss into experimental and start working from there reducing
those redundant libraries step by step.

Kind regards



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