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pike7.8 (7.8.116-0ubuntu1~ppa5~jaunty1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
  * Rebased Debian packaging on work done by Marek Habersack in Pike CVS,
    re-applied applicable changes from Pike7.6 in Debian:
    - *.files: Renamed to *.install
    - Delete redundant dhelp files (dhelp uses doc-base metadata).
    - debian/menu: Change section to Applications/Programming.
    - Add debian/watch (checking for latest official stable release).
    - Converted `debian/copyright' to UTF-8.
    - debian/*.doc-base: Correct doc-base section according to new section list.
    - Move modules GLU and GLUE to pike7.6-gl
    - debian/README.Debian: Copied in version from pike7.6.
    - debian/rules:
      - Change directory structure and get rid of an unnecessary directory level
         (by installing with --traditional instead of --new-style).
      - "Radically clean up debian/rules".
      - Manuals are again built during the binary build process.
      - Don't use own version of; fix the configure parameters instead.
      - Disable GTK module as it depends on GTK1.2.
    - debian/control:
      - Make package binNMU-able by appropriately replacing `Source-Version'.
      - Added a `Homepage' field.
      - Change postgresql-dev build dependency to libpq-dev.
      - Remove superfluous occurrences of upstream homepage URL.
      - Add Vcs fields.
      - Set maintainer and uploader fields to new co-maintainers.
      - Remove duplicate build-dependency on debhelper.
      - Replaced libglade0-dev build dependency with libglade2-dev.
      - Added build dependency on dpatch.
      - Make pike7.8-dev Architecture: any.
    - debian/patches:
      - Updated all patch files to be dpatch files.
      - 11_pthread_stub.dpatch: Make sure configure doesn't think
         pthread_atfork() works just because it exists.
      - Fixed the Debian-specific add_*_path() calls.
      - 10_misplaced_MAXPATHLEN.dpatch: Fix a FTBFS bug on hurd-i386 by moving
         reserve MAXPATHLEN definition up in src/modules/files/efuns.c
  * debian/control:
    - Bumped standards to version 3.8.0.
    - Changed 'fftw3-dev' build dependency to 'libfftw3-dev'.
    - Added build dependency on libavahi-compat-libdnssd-dev.
    - Created new binary package 'pike-dnssd' for pike DNS-SD module.
  * debian/rules:
    - Removed '--with-perl' from CFARGS as perl module is deprecated.
    - Fixed path to dynamic_module_makefile in install rule.
    - Rewrote shell trickery to determine DEBVERSION as previous method did
      not work correctly in all cases.
    - Enable GTK2 module as it has much better support in 7.8.
    - Fixed CFARGS quoting issues.
    - Specifically disable DVB and Oracle in CFARGS.
    - Tidy things up a bit.
  * debian/pike7.8-dnssd.install: Created install file for new package.
  * debian/patches/03_install.pike.dpatch: refreshed.
  * debian/patches/ refreshed.
  * debian/copyright: Point at versioned copy of GPL and LGPL.

 -- <email address hidden> (Cody A.W. Somerville)   Fri, 08 May 2009 15:42:23 -0300

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