this document can be of interest:
the procedure is "simple": you modify the %prep section of the
specfile to physically remove from the sources all the bundled
libraries, and add patches until it compiles and works again with the
already packaged libraries.
If a library has not already been packaged, you'll open a review
request for it and wait till it passes the revision and hits the
Please don't get (too much) afraid: it seems more of a daunting task
than it actually is :) and there a lot of wonderful people out there
which will help you with the task.
Yet think at it wisely because it can results in a significant
investment of time...
Hope this helps,
On 9 February 2011 03:06, susmit shannigrahi <thinklinux.ssh(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> @Susmit: if you open a request for xmedcon I'll review it. Be
> that, at first sight, there are 4 libraries (Dicom, Nifti, tpc and
> jpeg) that we have to refactor out, package and review separately.
> Maybe for the dicom part dcmtk can be used and for jpeg the package in
> fedora will do, but I don't know right now.
Oh, thanks a lot.
Xmedcon looks like a licensing nightmare. However, as Andreas pointed
out that xmedcon is in Debian for a long time, they are resolvable.
I am asking the devel list about the procedure for refactoring libraries.
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