[Development] Debian packaging from Git snapshots (qtsystems, qtfeedback, qtpim)

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Sat Mar 14 20:54:22 CET 2020

Hi Lorn,

On  Sa 14 Mär 2020 20:45:32 CET, Lorn Potter wrote:

> Hi,
> On 13/3/20 10:32 AM, Chris Adams wrote:
>>     * qtsystems
>>     * qtfeedback
>>     * qtpim
>> I am about to upload the first (qtsystems) to Debian and before doing
>> that, I'd like to know, if these projects can be considered API/ABI
>> stable or heavy changes are to be expected on these projects.
> QtSystems is still in maintenance mode and no changes have been made  
> to to upstream repo.


> There are possibly fixes available in our projects repos for it, but  
> I have not checked lately.

Ok. Could you possibly check in the near future? Nothing that needs  
hurry, just a general question.

>> On the other hand, would it be possible to get release tags for the
>> above named repositories?
> As officially 'unmaintained', these repos's do not get official  
> release tags, nor versioning.

What would it take to make qtsystems 'maintained' again.

>> Furthermore, do these projects need (more) upstream maintainers? If
>> so, I'll be happy to poke people from UBports.com and bring up the
>> issue there.
> Always happy to a accept help/patches.

I'll forward this info to the UBports.com developers. Thanks.

 From your reply, I take that uploading a Git snapshot version of  
qtsystems to Debian is doable at the moment and that no ABI/API  
breakage is to be expected soon. Thanks.



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