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Re: Adopters for m68k specific packages?

On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 06:06:45AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> Hi,
>> > Sigh - seems like Christian and I are the logical suspects... [â?¦]
>> > nvram and atari-fdisk may still be useful (what take have the
>> > installer people on the latter?).
>> Recent work on supporting Atari in the debian-installer was done by
>> Stephen R. Marenka (CCed).
> I'm aware of Stephen's work on the installer, but thanks anyway. What I  
> wanted to know (and no doubt, Stephen will enlighten me) is whether we  
> still need atari-fdisk in the installer.
>> nvsetenv (provided by nvram, IIRC) is used by quik-installer for
>> powermac-oldworld. Uploaders for the later are Colin Watson and Wouter
>> Verhelst.
> And maintainer for powerpc-utils (provider of nvsetenv both old- and  
> newworld) is yours truly. So I'm not worried about that one (unless I  
> missed some critical bug reports; not impossible given my current mail  
> situation).
> nvram for Atari is something entirely different, and cannot be 
> substituted by another package.
> I'll look into nvram, atari-fdisk and setsccserial, in that order. 
> Stephen can take atari-fdisk for all I care (it's no weirder than 
> atari-bootstrap :)
> ... From the BTS, it looks like it's just about acknowledging NMUs and  
> closing decade old non-bugs.
> CC: to Roman so he can speak up in case he still cares about these  
> packages (though unlikely).

Should we pile all these packages in a git repo on alioth or something?



Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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