Re: Work-needing packages report for Sep 6, 2002
On Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:15:06 +1000 (EST)
Matthew Palmer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Because leaving them unmaintained forces the work to be done by other
> > groups within debian (e.g., qa or security.) If it bothers you so much
> What work? If they're working, leave them be. If they're broken, then if
> nobody wants to fix them they won't get released.
There are many packages which are unmaintained, and
some people are working hard on fixing bugs on them.
Debian is a moving target. Packages stop building from
source, dependency chains break, etc. from time to time.
I think it is a good idea to remove packages without
any responsible soul behind it.