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Re: egroupware upgrade drops several applications -- suggestions?

Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> The upgrade to the new egroupware upstream drops several applications such as 
> the trouble-ticket system and the forum (because they were unmaintained or 
> the functionality was picked up by something else).  I'm not sure how to 
> arrange an upgrade to this new version.  On the one hand, no one wants to 
> maintain the old stuff anymore, so it should disappear from the Debian 
> distribution.  On the other hand, if a sarge->etch upgrade potentially throws 
> away a bunch of functionality and data, users won't be happy.
> What to do?

With a giant blob of software like egroupware every admin should be well aware
that an update might require some manual interaction. We give users a full year
to upgrade to the next stable release, so I'd suggest to just drop it.


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