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Re: mass bug filing on packages that are blocking use of cdebconf

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 05:08:33PM -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 18:46 -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca>
> >    xpilot
> I offered this for adoption a while back.  Nobody took up my offer.  I
> finally uploaded xpilot-ng today (see my 3-year-old ITP #141099) and
> plan to make it supercede xpilot (i.e. strip the contents of the old
> xpilot packages to turn them into dummy metas to assist with the
> upgrade).
> So, either wait for xpilot-ng's acceptance and its subsequent
> replacement of xpilot, or if you need this resolved sooner, go ahead and
> NMU xpilot with just the debconf fix.  I won't have time for either
> until next weekend.

Just curious: why not, in that case, upload xpilot-ng as xpilot?

If the new upstream is actually the better one, it makes sense for it
to go on under the label of xpilot in my opinion.


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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