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Re: Poll: Anybody using debpool?

On Wednesday 28 March 2007 01:42, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 27.03.2007, 23:41 +0100 schrieb Magnus Holmgren:
> > DebPool is a Debian package archiver written in Perl by Joel Aelwyn
> > <fenton@debian.org>. Like mini-dinstall it's a lightweight replacement
> > for "the real deal" that manages Debian's package archive, but unlike
> > mini-dinstall it uses a full pool layout. The current version is 0.2.3
> > and it's in the experimental distribution.
> There was a large discussion about debpool and debarchiver, involving
> Joel, Ola and several users/code writers. If you are interested, I can
> send you the discussion.

Yes, please.

> > Since I liked it very much I immediately started adding and rewriting
> > code and submitting my suggestions for improvement to the BTS, but
> > unfortunately Joel seems to be gone; he hasn't uploaded anything or
> > commented on any bugs for over eight months. I don't want debpool to die,
> > especially not with all the hours I spent on it...
> Just a suggestion: Ask him to create a project on alioth and add you to
> the project. The last time I heard of him, he didn't want to let debpool
> die, but lacked time. Did you try to contact him directly?

Yes. It was last Friday, but I just asked him to show some sign of life, no 
explanations or bug comments.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
                       (No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)

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