[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#673318: ITP: mwrap -- Octave/Matlab mex generator
nicolas.bourdaud at gmail.com
Thu May 24 11:27:48 UTC 2012
Sorry for having not responded earlier but I had some work and urgent RC
bug to fix.
On 20/05/2012 15:07, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> I made a quick review of the package, and I would suggest the following
> - add the pristine-tar branch in the git repository; we use this feature
> in all packages of the Debian Octave Group (all our packages are built
> using the --git-pristine-tar option of git-buildpackage)
> - mention Octave in the long description of the package and in the
> manpage (maybe every time MATLAB is mentionned)
> - make a more informative short description (should mention Octave/MATLAB)
> - remove the alternative build-dependency on octave3.2-headers; if you
> want to create backports, it is better practice to create dedicated
> branch for this purpose (like squeeze-backports branch or
> Ubuntu-specific branches)
> - if possible, create a debian/watch file
I have updated the package with all of these changes. But since it is
the first time that I use pristine-tar, I am not sure whether I did it
> I have added you to the project.
> The git repository should be installed on git.octave.org under the
> directory /git/pkg-octave/mrwrap.git. You should already have the
> necessary permissions, but don't hesitate to request help if
> needed. Also, you should install the post-receive hook which sends
> commit notifications to the pkg-octave-commit list (see the other
> repositories to see how to do that).
I've copied the post-receive hook from octave.git and setup
hooks.mailinglist and hooks.replyto. Was there anything else to do?
> Concerning sponshorship, I cannot sponsor the initial upload since I am
> a DM. If you want me to be able to sponsor subsequent uploads, you can
> add me to the Uploaders field and I will happily do so. There is a DD in
> the group, Thomas Weber, who may sponsor your initial upload (Thomas:
> are you willing to do that when the packaging is ready?)
I have put you in the uploader list and set DM-Upload-Allowed field.
The package is close to final now I think. I sent an email to the
upstream developer two days ago to have confirmation concerning details
of the license and copyright but I am still waiting for an reply.
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