Re: Future releases of Debian
On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 12:10:01AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> debconf (important) depends on liblocale-gettext-perl (standard).
> Presumably liblocale-gettext-perl should become important.
> Or debconf could be replaced in 'important' with cdebconf, of course.
> This is pretty old... who still uses it, anyway? More specifically,
No shortage of them (apt-cache showpkg libdb2). Whether they could all be
built using libdb3 I don't know. I'll have another look at my cyrus
packages at some stage.
> Orphaned package managed by QA. Should be NMUed, adopted, or removed.
WTF does this package even do? If someone could provide a patch, or tell me
what to do (if it just needs a reupload) I'll do it, but I've never
developed for KDE, so I'm stumped.
> Grave bug to this effect for 155 days. Package should probably be
> hijacked or removed. Or it could be NMUed, of course.
There's an ITA on this from Mike Hommey <email@example.com>.
> Looks pretty abandoned. Package should probably be hijacked or
> removed (or forcibly orphaned, or whatever...)
> Serious bug to this effect for 89 days -- with patch. Should
> probably be NMUed.
> Normal bug to this effect for 31 days -- with patch. Should probably
> be NMUed.
I'll ping the maintainers of these. Forcible orphan might be a reasonable
> can't tell whether it needs anything else. Sparc seems to be taking a
> while; s390, m68k, and arm seem to need some serious work.
> Good luck finding more people to work on those last three.
If someone wants to donate an S390 to me I'll happily take it to work on
d-i; I'll even pay the power bills myself. How's that for selfless