[packman] Games in Packman

todd rme toddrme2178 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 05:46:28 CEST 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Pascal Bleser
<pascal.bleser at opensuse.org> wrote:
> On 2011-03-17 18:29:40 (+0100), Pavol Rusnak <prusnak at opensuse.org> wrote:
>> Hi all!
> Hey Pavol
>> I am one of the maintainers of "games" repository in the openSUSE Build
>> Service. I heard that there is an effort to push as many games from
>> Packman to this repo as possible. I want to ask what would be the most
>> convenient way for you to do it and how can I help with this effort.
>> Also I took a look at the list and there are many packages which say:
>> "This package has no releases." - does that mean that the game has no
>> built binaries, but the package (spec+sources) is available, or that is
>> should be removed completely (read: not imported to OBS at all)?
> Well, as no one has commented (I personally don't maintain any
> games packages)...
> IMHO it would be better to move them to Games on
> build.opensuse.org, indeed, as it has a lot more potential
> maintainers there.
> What I don't know is whether there are many of them that require
> e.g. ffmpeg/libav or similar libraries that are only available
> on Packman.
> For everything else, as no one is replying... sure, why not,
> just go ahead :D
> Any comments/thoughts/knee-jerk reactions from package maintainers ?

Some, like lemmings++, might have potential copyright issues as well.


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