[ITP] gengetopt 2.23

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Nov 30 20:28:43 GMT 2020


On 11/30/2020 2:46 PM, Ken Brown via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> On 11/29/2020 2:19 PM, Rafel Amer Ramon wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> [ITP] gengetopt 2.23
>>
>> Program home page: https://www.gnu.org/software/gengetopt
>>
>> License: This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
>> it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
>> the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or
>> (at your option) any later version.
>>
>> Debian package: https://packages.debian.org/buster/gengetopt
>>
>> I have uploaded the files to https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt
>>
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt.cygport
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt-2.23.tar.xz
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt-2.23-1.x86_64/dist/gengetopt/gengetopt-2.23-1-src.hint 
>>
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt-2.23-1.x86_64/dist/gengetopt/gengetopt-2.23-1-src.tar.xz 
>>
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt-2.23-1.x86_64/dist/gengetopt/gengetopt-2.23-1.hint 
>>
>> https://github.com/rafelamer/cygwin-gengetopt/raw/main/gengetopt-2.23-1.x86_64/dist/gengetopt/gengetopt-2.23-1.tar.xz 
>>
> 
> This looks good.  I just have a few minor comments.
> 
> - The SUMMARY should generally not start by repeating the package name.  "A tool 
> to write command line option parsing code for C programs" suffices.
> 
> - I suggest adding
> 
>    HOMEPAGE="https://www.gnu.org/software/gengetopt/"
> 
> - The build produces a source patch because of changes to test files:
> 
>  >>> Creating source patches
>   tests/test_conf_parser_ov2.c |    2 +-
>   tests/test_conf_parser_ov3.c |    4 ++--
>   tests/test_conf_parser_ov4.c |    2 +-
>   3 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
>    You can use DIFF_EXCLUDES to avoid this.
> 
> - There are two failing tests that you might want to look into at some point.
> 
> - I noticed that your github repo contains all the build files.  Once you become 
> maintainer, you will be able to push to the official source repo for the package 
> (see https://cygwin.com/packaging/repos.html).  This should not contain only the 

should contain

> files needed for building the package (i.e., only the cygport file in your 
> case).  Pushing to that repo triggers an automatic build (see 
> https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/jobs.cgi).
> 
> I'll go ahead and add you to https://cygwin.com/cygwin-pkg-maint, but I'm not 
> sure how to parse your name.  Should it be "Rafel Amer" or "Rafel Amer Ramon" or 
> something else?
> 
> Thanks for becoming a maintainer.
> 
> Ken


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