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Re: How to get balsa into testing?

On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 09:26:59PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> Is it, in fact, too late?
> Balsa compiles cleanly, has no RC bugs, and IMO is a nice thing to
> have in Debian. Its IMAP support is incomplete, but it makes a nice
> simple lightweight GTK mailer which does MIME properly and ESMTP and
> so on.
> It's not going in because it depends on gnome-pim for its addressbook
> (I think), and gnome-pim is buggy.  Shall I cut the depends on
> gnome-pim (which is unecessary, it has a perfectly working address
> book of its own)?  If I do a new upload to fix that will I totally
> ruin any chance of it getting into testing?
> Also it hasn't built on m68k.  I've no idea why, there's no recent
> failure log on buildd.debian.org. Is m68k not keeping up at the
> moment? Is there anything I can do to help?

I have recently compiled balsa 1.1.1 (sorry, rpm) so I can confirm it 
works pretty well on m68k. I have also tried sylpheed and am almost 
tempted to abandon mutt in favor of one of these :) (the killer feature
is of course support for faces)


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