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Re: [ITP] yasm -- a complete rewrite of the NASM assembler
On 2012-10-08 19:42, David Stacey wrote:
| On 08/10/12 10:23, Jari Aalto wrote:
| >On 2012-10-07 22:01, David Stacey wrote:
| >| yasm...
| >Builds ok, GTG. It would be nice to also to have manual pages[*] for
| >all binaries. These don't have one:
| > usr/bin/vsyasm.exe
| > usr/bin/ytasm.exe
| >[*] FYI Debian includes manual pages for those and they are freely
| >dstributable. http://packages.debian.org/unstable/yasm
| The man page is extremely minimalistic...
However minimalistic, everyone want's to access help with:
| ...if he would submit it to
| the yasm developers. Then all distributions of yasm would benefit.
He may already have. But waiting upstream may not always be the best
strategy for users
You could also ping upstream. The more contacts, the merrier.
I would just copy the pages from Debian and in a dark, rainy autum
day, nothing else to do, improve them together.
 Given yasm's track record for releases, progress is slow.
The same Debian developer has maintained the package since 2006, so he
may have been in contact already.