[libvoikko] HFST support to libvoikko in Debian and Ubuntu?
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Wed Feb 24 14:52:28 EET 2016
On 24 February 2016 at 12:59, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Secondly, I need to consider Ubuntu too when it comes to enabling new
> functionality in libvoikko. It's more complicated because Voikko is
> part of the 'main' repository (Canonical supported packages) due to
> being in the default Finnish installation. That means that all direct
> dependencies and build dependencies need to be in 'main' repository
> too. If I would now upload a new libvoikko to Debian, it couldn't be
> built in Ubuntu. And I don't want to fork libvoikko in Ubuntu to build
> without HFST.
Wouldn't it be easier to "remove" it all from the main Ubuntu repo and let
it fall back to being pulled from Debian, since it's all available in
> Thirdly, just another "would be nice to know" detail, is there a plan
> when hfst-ospell would move to Debian unstable? Otherwise it won't get
> to be available in Ubuntu.
CC'ed Kartik Mistry. As soon as needed? Would it make sense to move to
collab-maint? The only reason it is under Debian Science is historical,
because the Apertium packages got their start in life there, and so all
Apertium dependencies inherited that.
-- Tino Didriksen
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