Re: [Sawfish] lack of contributors

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I don't have any, but I'm willing to be a boat-anchor and learn!  :-)

In any event, I can certainly test it, I've got VMs set up with various
versions of Ubuntu, LinuxMint etc.

- h

On 05/07/2012 11:42 AM, Eric P. Mangold wrote:
> I have a bit of experience with DEB packaging, and would like to
> volunteer to maintain packaging compatible with Debian and Ubuntu.
> When I have time, hopefully in the next two weeks, I'll try to get an
> up-to-date repository set up on Alioth (debian repo server). I
> currently have a guest account there, for some .NET packaging work I
> did earlier. Typically Debian likes to maintain their own repo's for
> the packaging (/debian directory), from which upstream tarballs are
> imported. Once working we can request a sync with Ubuntu. And perhaps
> a PPA can go up also.
> Whoever has packaging experience and would like to assist please raise
> your hand. I might run in to some problems that I could use a hand
> with.
> Cheers,
> -E
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 6:17 AM, Peter Funk <pf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Heow Goodman schrieb am Freitag, den 04.05.2012 um 13:46:
>>> The lack of up-to-date DEB's doesn't help, and unfortunately it's not
>>> working on the latest Ubuntu 12.04.
>> ...
>>> Because I need to get work done, I'm just installing LinuxMint.  But
>>> getting it on the latest Ubuntu, as well as some more up-to-date DEBS
>>> would be a big win.
>>> I'm willing to help with the effort too.
>> I was (and partly still I am) in a very comparable situation.
>> Those curious might want to have look at the photo I
>> uploaded to the sawfish wiki today here:
>> The MultiHD monitor desk shown there is currently displayed in
>> our company booth at the fair DRUPA 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
>> Only a few days before start of the fair I decided to compile
>> sawfish (1.8.92), rep-gtk (0.90.8) and librep (0.92.2) and put
>> it onto a fresh Linux Mint 12 install.  Since I was in a hurry
>> and had not much experience with Debian package building I decided
>> to do a simple installation into /usr/local .
>> Regards, Peter.
>> --
>> Peter Funk, home: ✉Oldenburger Str.86, D-27777 Ganderkesee
>> mobile:+49-179-640-8878 phone:+49-421-20419-0 <>
>> office: ArtCom GmbH, ✉Haferwende 2, D-28357 Bremen, Germany
>> DRUPA 3.5.-16.5.2012: Besuchen Sie uns in Halle 4 auf Stand B02
>> --
>> Sawfish ML

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