Re: State of HAM-RADIO packages
> > Who would like to get this work going ?
> I would and have already started to, my problem is that I'm also a
> programmer of packages.
> > Who is already working on these hard-needed packages ?
> I think its me, Bruce and B'Dale.
> > Who's got ideas, a wishlist, anything ?
> The ax25 utils are real old, so is rspfd. I have taken over rspfd from
> Bruce but it is not integrated with the ax25 utils so I could do no more
> here. I have emailed Bruce to see if he is still interested in looking
> after the ax25 utils or not. I'm willing to look after this.
That would be nice. The debian package really needs the latest
ax25 utilities. I will stay away from these until it is sorted out
who is going to work on this.
> The ax25 kernel is more problematic as you have a series of conflicting
> pieces of hardware (scc, PT and PI) so the only solution is to use modules
> for this. I started fiddling around with this too but gave up as the
> production kernel was unstable while the alpha one was stable for me at
You could of course just release the ax25 utilities and not worry
about scc, pi or baycom cards. This will only slow down development.
Maybe it is all a bit too complex to try and incorporate everything.
> I was also working on the TPP program and was going to make that a package
> too, but there is no real sensible way of working out the copyright for this
> program. I'm still trying but it is quite difficult.
> B'Dale has been supporting the packeTen package.
> There's plenty there for lots to do.
I will take a look and see what I can work on!
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