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Re: Gauvain Pocentek's LilyPond packages

From: Gauvain Pocentek
Subject: Re: Gauvain Pocentek's LilyPond packages
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 11:37:09 +0100
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Basil Crow a écrit :

>I recently found Gauvin Pocentek's packages for Ubuntu Breezy at
> and have been using them
>for a few days now. The packages are at version 2.6.5, and as far as I
>know this is the easiest way to get the latest version of LilyPond on
>Ubuntu. Is there any reason that his page isn't linked to from the
>LilyPond download page (not many people use Dapper at the moment, and
>the LilyPond in Breezy's universe is at 2.6.3, as is the one in Debian
>unstable) -- or else, maybe the 2.6.3 -> 2.6.5 modifications he made
>could just be merged into the Debian unstable package and the Ubuntu
>universe package.
The 2.6.5 package is not clean enough to be merged into Debian or
Ubuntu. I've built it because, as you said, it's the easiest way to get
Lily on Ubuntu.
If I find some time these days, I'll try to build a cleaner package for

>Either way, another thing about Gauvin's packages is that if you extract
>the latest LilyPond 2.7.23, copy the "debian" folder from Gauvin's
>source package, run "dch -v 2.7.23", and then run dpkg-buildpackage, you
>can build 2.7.23 .deb files. I just built 2.7.23 in the morning this
>way -- although I had to comment out the lines for building the web
>documentation in debian/rules for it to work :)
Great. Maybe could you build a lilypond-snapshot package without the doc
(building the documentation for 2.7 series is a real problem with breezy
and dapper), which allow to install both stable and development releases ?



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