Uploading the map theme to our KDE server
Create a zip file of your map theme. It's important that you create the map theme so that all subdirectories starting from the planet name (e.g. "earth") are included. So the directory structure inside your zip file should look like this:
The directory name needs to match the id of the map theme file. The id of the map theme file should be lowercase. If the map theme refers to a historical map it should be named after the family name of the original creator of the map and the year in which it got created. For all other map themes go for a short and simple name that reflects the map well.
Make sure that your zipped map theme file will then adhere to the following naming scheme:
In addition to the zip file you also need the icon preview file. It should be named in the same way:
ssh into the server
Initially you need to send your ssh public key to our sysadmins
Once that is done you can
ssh -l marble depot.kde.org
Enter the directory
and check the files inside using "ls" to get a better understanding of how the files are stored. Note that the .meta file is not needed anymore. Also recent Marble linux clients use the zip file instead of the tar-ball.
Then log out again and copy your files directly:
scp schiaparelli1886-* [email protected]:~/web/newstuff/maps