vincentc1208 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 05:43:00 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 12:47 AM, Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com>wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 09, 2011 at 09:54:14PM -0800, Vincent Cheng wrote:
> > Dear Debian VoIP Team,
> > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "mangler". As I've already
> > contacted the debian-mentors mailing list and have yet to receive a
> reply, I
> > thought that I might bring this RFS to the Debian VoIP team to see if
> > anybody here is interested in uploading my package for me. Since I'm not
> > suscribed to the Debian VoIP maintainers' mailing list, please CC any
> > replies to me.
> Technically if the package is maintained by a team, it should be adopted
> by the team.
> That said, if noone else in the team uses it, I would expect you to
> stick around to support it.
> Anybody else uses it? Or Ventrilo?
> Yes, I would be willing to support and maintain this package.
> > * Package name : mangler
> > Version : 1.2.1
> > Upstream Author : Eric Connell, Daniel Sloof
> What about 'Copyright 2010 Roman Tetelman'? The copyrights file needs
> some work, I believe. There's also '"humbaba" <anonymous>' mentioned in
> debian/copyright . Was this raised in the mentors list?
> To fill out the upstream authors section of debian/copyright, I quoted
verbatim the AUTHORS file in the source tarball (which includes "humbaba
<anonymous>). I don't know if any other names should be mentionned if they
aren't present in AUTHORS.
> > * URL : http://www.mangler.org/
> > * License : GPL-2, GPL-3, LGPL-2.1
> > Programming Lang: C, C++
> > Description : A Ventrilo compatible client for Linux
> > Mangler is an open source VoIP client capable of connecting to Ventrilo
> > servers. It is capable of performing almost all standard user
> > found in a Windows Ventrilo client. Ventrilo is a proprietary VoIP
> > communication software, letting users communicate through voice or text.
> > It builds these binary packages:
> > mangler - A Ventrilo compatible client for Linux
> > The package appears to be lintian clean.
> > The upload would fix these bugs: 609291
> > My motivation for maintaining this package is: I often communicate with
> > others who use Ventrilo, and Mangler lets me do just that. As far as I
> > there is no other package in Debian that can communicate with Ventrilo
> > servers or its protocol, so I hope that this package can be useful for
> > fellow Debian users.
> > The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> > - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/mangler
> > - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable
> > contrib non-free
> > - dget
> > http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/mangler/mangler_1.2.1-1.dsc
> > I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> Two other issues I had with the package:
> 1. Do you really need libdmalloc-dev as a build dependency? It is not
> mentioned in http://www.mangler.org/building/ .
> Removed libdmalloc-dev, thanks. I also took a closer look at some of the
optional build dependencies I neglected to add and included them in
debian/control (libxosd, g15tools, espeak, celt).
> 2. Is libmangler3 an independent library or an internal one? If it is an
> independent library, it should be packaged in its own package (or
> rather: two: one for the dev package).
> I noticed it already has SONAME 3. Why is that?
> Tzafrir Cohen
> icq#16849755 jabber:tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com<jabber%3Atzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com>
> +972-50-7952406 mailto:tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
> http://www.xorcom.com iax:guest at local.xorcom.com/tzafrir
To be honest, I can't answer either of those above questions. However, as
far as I know, Mangler is the only open-source Ventrilo client and is the
only application on Linux that would use libventrilo3. No idea what "SONAME
3" means, sorry.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Pkg-voip-maintainers