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Re: About the maintainance of monotone

Hello Richard,

I prepared a non-maintainer upload (NMU) of monotone 0.25, just to see
if there was any major issue standing in the way. My changelog follows
this mail. The package builds fine, and after some very casual
checking, appears to run fine as well. I need to make a couple minor

* The package built fine using debuild the first time, but the second
time was missing monotone.html. I don't know why. Very strange.
* monotone --version reports (base revision: unknown), which should be
fixed before uploading.

After fixing these minor issues, the NMU package would be suitable for
uploading. Would anyone like to first test it out?

Tomas Fasth, are you reading this mail?


monotone (0.25-0.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Non-maintainer upload (NMU).
  * New upstream release. Closes: #358220.
    - Fix build with G++ 4.1. Closes: #358096.
  * Add a watch file.

 -- Shaun Jackman <sjackman@debian.org>  Mon, 17 Apr 2006 09:55:10 -0600

On 4/4/06, Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker <richard@levitte.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I wonder if there's a way to figure out what the status of the
> monotone package is.  The current Debian package is 0.24-1+b1,
> while the upstreams version is 0.25 and soon moving to 0.26.
> I and other monotone developers have tried to reach the maintainer
> (Tomas Fasth <tomfa@debian.org>) for a bit now, with no apparent
> success.  Can anyone tell us what has become of him, if he still
> intends to do the great maintainance (and give feedback to the
> monotone project) that he did up until 0.24 was released, or if it's
> time that someone else takes up the maintainer role?
> Sincerely,
> Richard

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