[ITP] astrometry.net-0.38-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Nov 3 13:03:00 GMT 2011

On Nov  3 08:55, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 11/3/2011 8:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I hoped that somebody who voted on the package would do the final
> >GTG, but in vain it seems.
> Sorry...I had intended to, but got swamped with other stuff. :-(
> >Anyway, I just had a look.  The packaging now looks basically good.  One
> >issue I still have with the package is the big number of non-standard
> >binaries in /usr/bin.
> >
> >Is it really necessary to have all the binaries as user-accessible
> >binaries in /usr/bin?  Or are many of the binaries just called from
> >another (or other) binaries which serve as the primary UI?  What also
> >bugs me are the generic names of the binaries.  Plotstuff, merge-index,
> >tablist, tabsort, checktree, ...  This all sounds not much like
> >astronomer stuff.
> >So, I would prefer to split the binaries into two groups:
> >
> >- UI binary (or binaries) into /usr/bin
> >
> >- Helper binaries into /usr/share/astrometry/bin
> FHS says that architecture-dependent files should go under /usr/lib/
> not /usr/share...so
> 	/usr/lib/astrometry/bin

Uh, yes, indeed.  Thanks for spotting that.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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