Orphaning some packages & Intent/Request to package cdcd
Due to the unbelievable time demands made on me by my job, I need to
orphan some of my packages. Right now, the following are up for
pwdb - Password database library [*]
rx - regex library [+]
pmake - BSD make [@]
I'll see how things go before orphaning any more. If no one takes
them in say, 2 weeks time, I'll upload them all with Debian QA as the
Does no one else use cdcd and want to package it? If not, I will.
(Esp. since some kind individual has already packaged libcdaudio)
[*] I would give this up, even if I were still at Uni. I don't like
what the new Debian maintainer has already done to the PAM
packages or the direction he's taking them[~]. Be aware this
package, if not so already, will probably be obsoleted by his
[+] This has several new upstream releases, all of which are hideously
non-free (but on the GNU ftp site.. *sigh*).
[@] Joel (K) claimed to take this over at one point, but that was a
couple of months ago, and I haven't seen an upload. Please check
with him before taking this one.
[~] This is a pet peeve, I have neither the time, energy nor
inclination to back up with rational arguments.