Bug#446030: RFA: kbd -- Linux console font and keytable utilities
[Please add me to your CC list.]
I request an adopter for the "kbd" package.
Actually it was never my intention to maintain "kbd", but its
maintainer was the group "Console utilities maintainers" and it seems
currently I am the only member of this group... :)
Here are the reasons why I am unable to maintain "kbd" properly and
why a new maintainer is wanted:
1. I have absolutely no experience in compiling utilities like the
utilities in "kbd". I am not sure I will be able to fix
any compilation errors if such errors occur.
2. While I have some experience in the script part of the package, I
can not effectively watch these scripts because their effect is
canceled by the scripts in the package console-setup (which I
3. (This is not a kbd-related problem.) Recently I am unable to
process the email messages I receive as promptly, as a Debian
maintainer should do.
I think the package is currently in a more or less clean state. I
haven't fixed #443645 and #443606 because I think the new maintainer
should decide what should be done (these bugs are easy to fix but they
allow two alternative solutions). There are patches in BTS about
#190385, #190386 and may be #190387 but I haven't tried to fix things
I don't understand. As of #399531, in BTS there is a suggestion how
to fix. And the only bug without a solution in BTS is #437248.