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Re: tcptrace - new package ?

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 02:15:22PM -0500, Noah Meyerhans wrote:

> Well, I wouldn't say "forgotten".  I'm well aware of the fact that I
> announced the ITP.  The reason I never uploaded the package is that it
> depends on xplot, but *not* the xplot in Debian; the xplot written by Tim
> Sheppard of MIT LCS.  At the time, I did not have time to Debianize Tim's
> xplot tool.  I still don't.  Maybe I will get around to it some day, but I
> can't say when.

I see.  The WNPP bug is a good place to record such information, not only so
that interested parties can find out the status of the package, but so that
someone else can help with issues like this.  When an ITP has no messages
for almost a year, it tends to look forgotten.

> So that's what held up the tcptrace Debian package.

Perhaps it should be retitled to an RFP, or else a separate RFP should be
filed for this alternate xplot if there isn't one already?

 - mdz

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