Re: scsh in next woody (was: Re: Preparation of the next stable update)
Joost van Baal wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 06:10:33PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Preparation of the next stable Debian GNU/Linux update
> > ======================================================
> > An up-to-date version is at <http://people.debian.org/~joey/3.0r3/>.
> > I am preparing the third revision of the current stable Debian
> > distribution (woody) and will infrequently send reports so people can
> > actually comment on it and intervene whenever this is required.
> > scsh stable 0.6.0-2 arm hppa i386 m68k mips mipsel powerpc s390 sparc source
> > Should be moved to non-free, but requires help of developers
> > who support non-free to rebuild the new package on non-ia32
> > architectures. I'm in touch with Lionel, but we need support
> > from others. The good thing is that the new version will be
> > free again. So this is not an evil non-free package, but a
> > package which unintentionally contained non-free parts, that
> > were removed in a later release after intervention of the
> > Debian maintainer. Hence, we should rather move it to
> > non-free for stable than remove it. I'd argue differently if
> > this package would still be non-free in its most recent
> > version.
> As I've wrote Thu, 1 Apr 2004 19:01:46 +0200 in Message-ID:
> <20040401170146.GP7842@nagy.mdcc.cx>, packages for all mentioned
> architectures and source have been uploaded. Thanks to Matthew Wilcox,
> Goswin von Brederlow, Colin Watson, Wouter Verhelst and Thiemo Seufer!
I've seen that, and I also saw that it is already uploaded and compiled
for some architectures. However, since it is moving from section foo
to non-free/foo, it has to go through NEW again, and hence, it will take
a while until I see the packages where I can process them.
Here is what I saw:
If nothing changes, everything will remain the same. -- Barne's Law
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