Re: debian packages in

>>>>> On Fri, 1 Dec 2000 19:40:39 +0100,
>>>>> "HT" == Holger Thon <holger gidayu max uni-duisburg de> wrote:

HT> Hi!
HT> On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 08:23:55PM +0900, Akira TAGOH wrote:
>> Is debian's potato tree provide gnome-db?
>> That can't probably be here. because potato doesn't include
>> bonobo, and potato's GNOME is October GNOME. it's too old.

HT> No, potato neither has gnome-db nor bonobo. You're right that official potato
HT> has been released with october gnome (1.0).

HT> But: - There are prepackaged versions of gnome 1.2 available from helixcode
HT>        (i have in my apt.sources).
HT>      - Debian potato packaged by Linuxland has an additional CD with Helixcode
HT>      -'s extra CD #4 containing Debian 2.2r1 fixes also 
HT>        contains Helixcode
HT>        (cd are also available mounted, so it'd be an apt-get alternative)

I think that it doesn't label potato. people can installed
Helix GNOME in potato. but Helix GNOME based on woody at the

HT> So what i repackaged additionaly is (got of nautilus sources/woody sources):
HT> - bonobo 0.28
HT> - gconf 0.11
HT> - oaf 0.6.1
HT> - unixodbc 1.8.13
HT> - sybase ase 11.9.2 fake packages to meet dependencies

HT> I suggest to put these packages into dists/potato/extra/binary-i386.
HT> The libgda stuff for potato would be in dists/potato/main/binary-i386/misc.
HT> An apt.sources would read like:

if you put those packages in, you should
change it to the debian version that it doesn't conflict
with all the things that those packages are provided.

>> even if we provide the potato's gnome-db, I think that it
>> isn't almost different from woody.

HT> The problem for woody packages is, that they won't work on potato systems. In
HT> actual woody tree, e.g. glibc 2.2 is used. So we'd need an additional binary
HT> tree. Or, we just put the sources with the debian diffs in the sourcetree and
HT> let potato users compile them. Though, that might bring up the thread 
HT> "gnome-db and bonobo version" again. ;-)

potato is stable version. Why do you use potato? to get the
environment for which to become stable? if so, you are
understood why those *unstable* packages aren't put on the

HT> As an attachment you get the packages files, so you can decide if they should
HT> come onto ftp or not. The binaries (gda stuff + additional packages) are
HT> 5 MB.

the people who use woody are the same, too :)


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