[pkg-fso-maint] Bug#520955: ITP: xserver-xorg-video-glamo -- X.Org X server --, SMedia Glamo display driver

Luca Capello luca at pca.it
Mon May 4 14:37:48 UTC 2009

tags 520955 + patch

Hi Johannes!

Quickly reply, before the package reaches a too much wider audience.

On Mon, 04 May 2009 15:58:08 +0200, Johannes Schauer wrote:
> I build a preliminary package for xf86-video-glamo.

Thank you!

> I named it 0.1.0 due to the fact that there are no tags yet in the
> upstream git repository.

This is wrong, sorry, because it will conflict if upstream will release
a 0.1.0 version.  I would prefer something similar to the
linux-2.6-openmoko package and indeed the Debian Git repository has an
upstream tag, 20090302.git451398a2:


> I build the orig.tar.gz from git revision
> b8b594393cb85c7c940f22456036d45e598d344e

OK, based on the corresponding commit


the Debian package version should be 20090503.gitb5eb5f79-1.

> and did `autoreconf -i` on the source.
> The package was mainly inspired by the xserver-xorg-video-fbdev
> package.

This is exactly what I tried from the Debian Git repository above and
then I ended up with a compilation error.  I did not investigated
further because of lack of time, sorry.

> I tried to compile a license file that is accurate enough to cover all
> source code comments about copyright and licensing.
> Maybe you could fix things and add the missing bits there (Maintainer
> and Uploaders fields are still empty) to have the package uploaded into
> the pkg-fso repository?

Sure, do you want to co-maintain the package?

> I uploaded the source package and a binary for debian lenny armel here:
> http://rabenfrost.net/openmoko/xserver-xorg-video-glamo/

I would remove them ASAP, simply because the version problem is a
serious one IMHO.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca
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