[Cairo] Cairo Debian Packages

Sven Luther sven.luther at wanadoo.fr
Wed Nov 5 06:28:42 PST 2003

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 02:10:05PM +0000, Dave Beckett wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003 13:23:29 +0100, Sven Luther <sven.luther at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:54:31AM +0000, Dave Beckett wrote:
> > > James's post reminded me to announce this.
> > > 
> > > A few weekends ago in a fit of enthusiasm, I made debian packages
> > > (debs) of the Cairo sources from CVS in order to get it building for
> > > Mono (http://www.go-mono.com/) which is now using Cairo as the
> > > graphics backend, post the 0.28 release.
> > 
> > BTW, i had an ITP of the cairo libs but finally never came to it. Will
> > you also make official debian packages for those ?
> I saw that ITP
>   http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2003/debian-devel-200308/msg02403.html
> but it had a link to a URL that wasn't working.  I also did the
> packaging since I wanted to practice/play with using CDBS (which is very
> good). I wasn't trying to step on your toes.

Yep, sadly, i have no time for it.

> At some point, yes, these might be official but it depends when
> the API is stable enough such that the public API won't change, and
> the shared library rules start to apply (sonames, version numbers).

What about uploads to experimental ? 

> I'm not a Debian Developer (DD), haven't applied yet, but do maintain a
> couple of packages in debian at the moment.

Huh i saw you listed at : http://www.debian.org/devel/people and thought
you were a DD.

I could sponsor the package for you for an experimental upload if you


Sven Luther

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