On 10553 March 1977, Joerg Jaspert wrote: You are not allowed to post to this mailing list, and your message has been automatically rejected. If you think that your messages are being rejected in error, contact the mailing list owner at firstname.lastname@example.org. That comes back. What a bullshit. So if anyone on that list wants to know something in this discussion he should get the -owner to make the list better. Blocking legal mails is just wrong. > On 10553 March 1977, alex bodnaru wrote: > >> anyway, i will do the promised improvements, postgis will build and >> depend according to the packages in the current distribution, so after >> 8.0 will dissapear, postgis won't depend on it either. > > As said earlier: No 8.0 stuff gets added to the archive now, as that is > going to be removed soon, so I refuse to add reverse dependencies on it. > > I can follow the argument against 7.4 packages, based on that its only > needed for sane upgrades from sarge to etch, but I wont block a 7.4 > postgis package if you insist on having one. > > And I can only second what Jeroen has written: > Do not change the build result randomly on the base of the installed > package set on the builders host. > > If you want to make life for 8.0 users easy you may want to provide the > ability to build the 8.0 package by a command sequence like "apt-get > source postgis && fakeroot debian/rules gis80", so users can use .debs > without much work for them, but it wont get into the archive. > (For an example look at cdrtools source and the dvd=yes option). -- bye Joerg <HE> liw: Ah, but now I'm old enough, so can I adopt your sex? <HE> liw: Or do I need to hijack it?
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