Re: dvipng: Version 1.8 package (NMU / New Maintainer)
On Saturday 16 September 2006 07:45, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> I wrote earlier on 03 Jul 2006:
> > I would like someone to sponsor an adoption/hijacking or NMU'ing
> > of a more recent version of "dvipng" than is available in the Debian
> > archive.
> (Package description: dvipng -- convert PNG graphics from DVI files)
> I have not received any responses. A slightly amended version is at:
Just to let you know that these are 'Not Found'. Why don't you upload to
mentors.debian.net instead ?
> Some points to note:
> 1. dvipng in Debian is version 1.5 while upstream is 1.8. According to
> upstream's response to #366946 is in the process of preparing 1.9!
> 2. The NMU would close #330540, #346181, #327130 and #346084 in addition to
> #338807 (which asks for packaging 1.7).
> 3. popcon of dvipng is at 1062.
> 4. There is no response from the maintainer. Perhaps he is MIA.
> 5. I am willing to adopt this package with a new maintainer version
> if the package is actually orphaned.
Thanks you very much for your work ! I use that package from time to time ;-)
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