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Re: Quickshot 2.0 - Creating a PPA
I'm sure once you're ready with code, the branch can be unlocked. Plus
any changes you make will sit in your local branch until you can upload
Have a great day.:)
P.S. I'll try to help you out whenever I can, but I'm not sure how much
help I'll be.
On Mon, 2013-06-10 at 10:45 -0400, Thomas Corwin wrote:
> After reason the link that Hannie provided, I saw that the bzr branch is restricted to one user being able to push to the branch. That's a problem.
> But I will look into it all today, and "quickly" learn some python so I can attempt to bring it back.
> Thank you all for the help!
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jun 10, 2013, at 7:42 AM, "Patrick Dickey" <pdickeybeta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On the link that Hannie provides, if you follow through the thread (or
> > read it in an email client), you'll see that Neil Tallim had offered to
> > help out in what ways he could with getting it running. Maybe if we
> > figure out what needs to be done to get it working on 13.10, we can ask
> > Neil for suggestions on how to make it happen.
> > I'll say that my Python experience has come from writing a couple of
> > limited scripts and from reading through the special Python issues at
> > Full Circle Magazine (plus their ongoing series on Python). That might
> > be something to check out, if you want to learn it.
> > Have a great day.:)
> > Patrick.
> > On Mon, 2013-06-10 at 11:20 +0200, Hannie Dumoleyn wrote:
> >> We discussed quickshot before. Here is a link to an email from Patrick
> >> (with useful tips):
> >> https://lists.launchpad.net/ubuntu-manual/msg03688.html
> >> Hannie
> >> Op 10-06-13 07:04, Thomas Corwin schreef:
> >>>> I'm slightly confused... quickshot is (or was) a "Quickly" app in
> >>>> Python, not a C# app. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Quickly . Why start
> >>>> over using a totally different language and ask for "project files"?
> >>> I have more experience with C# than I do Python. And I'm sorry for using the term "project files". I am a .NET developer, and that is how we refer to the "source code" of our applications.
> >>>> You can do a normal
> >>>> bzr branch lp:quickshot
> >>>> to get the current quickshot codebase (and all history of that codebase,
> >>>> for the 7 months in 2010 it was under development). That should include
> >>>> all the Ubuntu packaging files (under debian/ ) needed to build a
> >>>> quickshot package from source using the usual Debian/Ubuntu packaging
> >>>> tools.
> >>> I forgot I could do that.. I never thought of it really. Haha. But I will do that once I fix my Ubuntu installation. (Windows 8 and Ubuntu do not go together well when you dual boot....)
> >>>> What would you need "project files" (as in the ones used by MS
> >>>> Visual Studio?) for? Or does (bzr branch lp:quickshot) provide what you
> >>>> meant by "project files"?
> >>> The bzr branch will provide the files I was looking for. Again, I shouldn't have used my usual terminology.
> >>>> Wouldn't it make more sense to fix the existing quickshot app than to
> >>>> start over in a new language (and development environment) entirely?
> >>> More yes than no. Yes, because I will only have to fix the application, rather than start over, but No, because I am unfamiliar with Python. I will update the precious code that was written in Python, though.
> >>>> Info on creating a PPA is at https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PPA
> >>>> when you need it, by the way :)
> >>> And thank you Jonathan! :) that's what I was looking for.
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Thomas Corwin
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