On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 11:56:17PM +0000, Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 06:47:36PM +0200, Yann Pouillon wrote:
> > Please note that we (the Abinit developers) are in the process of
> > packaging recent versions of Abinit, but following a different
> > approach: we are now packaging the above-mentioned dependencies of
> > Abinit first, in order to be able to propose a package with all options
> > enabled. This work is 85% complete today and I'll send some RFS soon.
> > More details here:
> > http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/nanoscale-physics >
> Hi Yann and thanks for the feedback.
> I think that if you are well on your way of packaging all this
> software then it is best to not duplicate the work. I do not use
> abinit and do not know much about it, I just saw that it was out of
> date and wanted to upgrade it to help out in the science department. I
> see now that it is in good hands so I will find something else to do,
> chace down some bugs or something :-)
I still think it makes sense to upload the latest version of abinit
before all (new) optional dependencies have been packaged, as there is
no guarantee this will happen before the freeze.