Re: Lintian ERROR saying dpatch is obsolete
Michael Gilbert <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 5:41 PM, Alexander Wirt wrote:
>> The question is: who decides? I have a bunch of packages and an
>> established workflow that served me well over the last years. I don't
>> want to learn another *censored* system, just because someone said its
>> the new standard or it is better. I can't remember that somebody asked
>> about deprecating well established and working tools.
> Simple answer: the maintainer(s) of that tool. If he/she/they think it
> needs to go, then it should.
If someone else is willing to be the maintainer of the tool (as is the
case here), I think it's a bit more complicated than that. I find Zack's
argument persuasive, but I don't think the situation is as simple as
"whatever the dpatch maintainer says goes."
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>