upgrade of Debian packages
José Luis Redrejo
jredrejo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 12:29:18 UTC 2008
2008/1/29, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>:
> On Jan 29, 2008, at 8:27 , Matej Kosik wrote:
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> > Friends,
> > I have made internal updates (3.9.8-2 --> 3.9.8-3) of Debian
> > packages:
> > * squeak
> > * squeak-vm
> > * squeak-plugin
> > The changes ensure that if you now install `squeak-plugin', it will
> > work.
> > Why it did not work: In the original source code, the `squeak
> > plugin' ignores the actual value of
> > `--prefix=...' option given at configuration time. It looks it in
> > /usr/local/share/squeak
> > If it heeded to the --prefix given to the ./configure script, it
> > would tried to look it up in
> > /usr/share/squeak
> > The change of the source code is not a proper fix. It is only
> > temporary hack until thins are fixed
> > in upstream. The `squeak plugin' source code must not ignore
> > parameters passed on to the ./configure
> > script.
> > Am I right? Ian?
> > If it is not fixed in the upstream version, then I would have to
> > apply the same hack as I move to
> > the newer upstream versions. That move would be smoother if I did
> > not have to do it.
> A patch against the latest SVN version would be welcome (either trunk
> or OLPC branch).
> - Bert -
I don't know were these new packages are, but the I'm preparing squeak-vm
for the "official" Debian repositories. It's based on svn as previous
versions didn't have a DFSG compatible license.
The only reason why I haven't uploaded it to Debian yet is the
still-not-fixed "dead keys" problem with non-english keyboards and
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