Re: Debian debug sawfish packages [Was: =?utf-8?b?U2F3ZmlzaC9Hbm9tZS9YaW5lcmFtYQlkcm9wcGluZw==?= windows]

Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz <rodrigo <at>> writes:
> On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 05:50:48PM -0800, Scott Anderson wrote:
> > I'm using the Debian Etch version of sawfish.  If someone else can
> > address this question, please do.  Otherwise, I'll have to look into
> > it after my college finals are over next week.
> >
> > Can we get a Debian package of sawfish with debug enabled?
> Um, do you mean officially in Debian, or would a private repository be
> enough?
> A package for etch would have to be unofficial anyways, since the
> distro is frozen. I can set it up kind-of-easily. I'll work on doing
> that over the week.
> Making an 'official' debug version available in testing/unstable would
> be a little harder, since I'd have to find a way to make it coexist
> with the regular package. What does the list think? Would it have
> enough users to make it worth the effort?

I think unofficial should probably be sufficient, although if you're prepared to
maintain it, having a pointer in the README.Debian of the official package would
be extremely nice.

One of the things I've been speculating about in relation to this case is 64-bit
problems.  Scott, are you on i386 or amd64 or something else entirely?  And
Luis, can you build debug packages for at least the top few architectures?

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