Re: bo-updates packages
firstname.lastname@example.org (Adam P. Harris) writes:
> The issue of keeping Debian bo crunchy and fresh w/o inhibiting the bold
> experimentalism of the hamm lineage is critical to Debian's success. I
> know a lot of people, even within my company, using Debian in a production
> environment, but frustrated by the lagginess of package such as xemacs,
> perl, etc. etc.
Yeah, this is truly a pity. Since all maintainers are unpaid
volunteers who most probably have a life and a profession besides
Debian it is not very likely that this distribution is kept up to
date. I've complaned about this myself before and have therefore opted
for the creation of a bo-addons or bo-unstable directory (call it
whatever you like) to enable uploads of libc5 compiled versions of
hamm packages. I've become a maintainer since a while and would like
to start uploading my libc5 packages. Any news about it?
Cheers, P. *8^)
Paul Seelig email@example.com
African Music Archive - Institute for Ethnology and Africa Studies
Johannes Gutenberg-University - Forum 6 - 55099 Mainz/Germany
My Homepage in the WWW at the URL http://www.uni-mainz.de/~pseelig
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