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Re: call for texlive related packages maintainers



On 05/01/2008, Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> There are packages that are shipped part of texlive, though texlive is
> not the upstream for those packages. Among those, some are in fedora
> texlive, as an exception because they were in tetex previously.
> I personally don't want to maintain them since I maintain enough
> packages already, but I can review them.
>
>
> In texlive but should be separate:
> xdvik (xdvi)
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdvi
>

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427667

This package builds on F8, but still needs a fair bit of work, and is
not yet review ready. However, I wanted to get it out in the open
early to get feedback. Would welcome all and any hep.

What I have done:
* Sun Jan  6 2008 Jonathan G. Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com>
- 22.84.13-1
- Initial package based on the texlive.spec by Jindrich Novy
- Updated to latest upstream xdvik and Japanese xdvik
- Reviewed all patches relating to xdvi in texlive.spec and cherry picked
  those that are still needed
- Reworked the patch to allow building of xdvik and pxdvik


What still needs to be done:
Currently this builds against the bundled kpathsea library sources in
the tarball. We should be building against the kpathsea(-devel) packages
instead. Lots of missing Requires and BuildRequires. Needs building in Mock
for devel and rpmlint checking. And testing lots.


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