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Re: Debian package

Dave Symonds <dsymonds@xxxxxxxxx> (26/10/2005):
> Not knowing enough about the Debian packaging system, I may be way off
> target here, but... how are you handling unicode-ness? 
I don't handle it on my side. I've got to check whether it works on ISO
systems too. And user feedback will be interesting :).

> However, under non-unicode wxGTK, that fails (labels with accented
> characters disappear), and I need to use:
>     LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 ./graphthing
I'll try to reproduce it; BTW I've got to hunt some documentations about
encoding matters, too.

> Theoretically, it should be fairly simple - GNU make, bison, flex and
> wxWidgets of a suitable version.
I know, but I've to find the suitable version of all them (binaries
and/or librairies, etc).

> >  - there's no manpage for graphthing. Usually we use help2man to
> >    generate a basic manpage (program --help | help2man > program.1),
> >    but no --help option is recognized.
> Would it be worth adding such an option?
No, but writing a manpage would be :). (Even a very basic one,
describing the goals of the program, authors, etc.)

> > but it should be usable for i386 users.
> You might want to adjust the Description:, though; "If the image on
> the right ..." doesn't really make sense, there!
Youps :) I already said that the package wasn't good enough, didn't I?
:). One-line description & multi-line description are welcome, just tell


Cyril Brulebois

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