asheesh at creativecommons.org
Thu Feb 26 12:37:46 EST 2009
On Thu, 26 Feb 2009, Sebastian Pipping wrote:
> First thanks for your quick and friendly reply.
> Sorry for the things I should have done better,
> like sending the mail to cc-de before by mistake.
> It seems in moderation - anybody got the power to stop it?
It seems to be already taken care of. No big deal.
> Asheesh Laroia wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Feb 2009, Sebastian Pipping wrote:
>>> A few comments and questions:
>>> - liblicense-0.8.1 gives a link error for me, though configure
>>> went through all fine:
>>> ../liblicense/.libs/liblicense.so: undefined reference to `dlsym'
>>> ../liblicense/.libs/liblicense.so: undefined reference to `dlerror'
>>> ../liblicense/.libs/liblicense.so: undefined reference to `dlopen'
>>> ../liblicense/.libs/liblicense.so: undefined reference to `dlclose'
>>> A -ldl is missing in utils/Makefile.am
>> Thanks. I just committed and pushed a probable fix. Does that do it for
> On  it reads:
> "[LDADD] is used to specify additional objects or libraries to link
> with; it is inappropriate for specifying specific linker flags, you
> should use AM_LDFLAGS for this purpose."
> Attached is a little patch to improve on that.
>  http://www.gnu.org/software/hello/manual/automake/Linking.html
Thanks. I wasn't really sure that the way I did it was right; I was hoping
you would check me, which you did. Thanks! (Your patch is applied and
>>> - Why is the "licenses" folder empty in the liblicense git repo?
>>> This makes autoconf fail from ./autogen.sh
>>> - The "Developers: Using git"  section lists the command
>>> git submodule init
>>> git submodule update
>>> I think the page should explain why that is needed.
>> These two issues are related; doing the "git submodule init ; git
>> submodule update" fills out the licenses directory. (It's like
>> svn:externals.) Once you see what I mean, would you be willing to
>> improve the wiki page to explain this?
> I created a wiki account but my permission do not suffice.
> Great to find out Git can do externals.
You just have to confirm your email address and you can edit to your
>>> - Whom could I team up with when creating an I/O module
>>> for XSPF  files?
>> What does your  refer to?
>  http://xspf.org/
Yup. I'm familiar with XSPF, at least in the broadest strokes.
>> Regardless, I'd be the person to talk to, but hopefully you can do a lot
>> of the work!
>>> - How can I get emblems auto-detected emblems like this?:
>>> It seems installing liblicense-0.8.1 is not enough?
>> Yeah - it relates to a module called liblicense-gnome that we've been
>> doing a poor job of maintaining due to really spread-out developer
>> resources. It lives in svn at
> I gave liblicense-gnome-0.4 a try. Emblem icons are now available
> but licensing dialogs seem missing. Are they in there, too?
Licensing dialogs, let me see...
That's gui_gtk.py. It's exposed in a file's properties pane in Nautilus,
assuming the code still works, as per nautilus-liblicense.py, which you
should have to squeeze into the Nautilus Python extensions directory.
Keep the questions coming!
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A: Only one, but it takes a long time, and the light bulb has
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