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Bug 36129 - palm-db-tools 0.3.6 (New Package)
Summary: palm-db-tools 0.3.6 (New Package)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Default Assignee for New Packages
Keywords: EBUILD
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-12-19 10:45 UTC by Percy Jahn
Modified: 2005-08-19 17:00 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

ebuild file palm-db-tools 0.3.6 (new packge) - x86 tested (palmdbtools-0.3.6.ebuild,883 bytes, text/plain)
2003-12-19 10:48 UTC, Percy Jahn
New EBuild. (palm-db-tools-0.3.6.ebuild,671 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2004-01-17 07:43 UTC, Percy Jahn

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Description Percy Jahn 2003-12-19 10:45:43 UTC

this is an ebuild file, for compiling the palm-db-tools (2 command line tools, for converting .pdb to .csv files and vice versa.

Its my first .ebuild file and i'm new to gentoo, so please take a look.

Comment 1 Percy Jahn 2003-12-19 10:48:15 UTC
Created attachment 22441 [details]
ebuild file palm-db-tools 0.3.6 (new packge) - x86 tested
Comment 2 Alastair Tse (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-01-16 01:59:28 UTC
hi, this looks interesting. can i make a couple suggestions before i put this into portage?

1. you don't need to cd ${WORKDIR}/palm-db-tools at the beginning of src_compile and src_install. in fact, if you do do that, you should always use ${S}
2. you can replace your configure command with just "econf". see man 5 ebuild for more information. you can also replace your make install command with "einstall"
3. it is not good practice to embed version numbers in the ebuild. so i'd prefer something like:


4. you should use mirror://sourceforge/ rather than
5. the HOMEPAGE should be set to their real homepage, rather than a list of files, eg:

if you could make those changes and resubmit this, it will be very much appreciated.

Comment 3 Percy Jahn 2004-01-17 07:43:45 UTC
Created attachment 23980 [details]
New EBuild. 

Some code cleanup. Installation of documentation added.
thx for helping me.
Comment 4 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-08-19 16:59:51 UTC
Untouched upstream for over 2 years and obsoleted by Pilot-DB.

Closing WONTFIX.
Comment 5 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-08-19 17:00:03 UTC