Emmanuel Kasper emmanuel at
Tue May 10 18:28:10 UTC 2011

Le 09/05/2011 19:54, Jordi Mallach a écrit :
> On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 07:50:23PM +0200, Emmanuel Kasper wrote:
>>> This would be the optimal solution, but other questions arise: does MESS
>>> release at the same time as MAME? If now, would we have to wait for MESS
>>> to release before uploading MAME?
>> Yes it would mean we would have to wait for MESS
>> OTOH Mess follows quite closely Mame Developement ( it is mostly the
>> same devs ) For instance Mess 0.142 was released just one day after Mame
>> 0.142, and they even have the same -u* developement cycle ( both are now
>> 0.142-u3 )
> After looking at the contents of the mess source zip, and with the info
> you just gave, I think it's clear: we should add this sources via an
> "extra" source tarball.

I just unpacked the over the mame orig target, to see of
there is any conflicts, and there actually four Mame files which are
overwritten by MESS files ( on purpose I guess )

docs/windows.txt ( which we don't distribute )

These files happen to be exactly the same, although diff -u pretends
they differ. I guess an encoding or formatting issue. I don't know why
the MESS zip includes them.

I started to build mame package ( debian/rules binary) with the mess
overlay inside the source tree and compiling mame seems otherwise not

> First, let's get 0.142 in unstable, and then I'll do this change, which
> should be pretty easy.

0.142  builds fine, the copyright file is updated, we have the kfreefbsd
patch now, feel free to upload !


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