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Re: Bug#427697: Is sbackup maintained? If not, what to do?

Le Fri, May 16, 2008 at 01:22:12AM +0300, Aigars Mahinovs a écrit :
> The upstream situation is not as clear cut - I've been making every
> effort to a new and enthusiastic developer (Ouattara Oumar Aziz) take
> over the upstream development of SBackup peacefully.

> I am discussing the future of the SBackup software with Aziz and it
> should see a revitalization that is rather common among free software
> towards the summer.

Hi Aigars, hi Aziz,

thanks for the update.

Since the revitalisation of sbackup is expected after the freezing of
Lenny, we have to solve the most important bugs of the current version
of sbackup. I do not know enough of python for helping on bug #427697
(the gid of the backups). If Aziz provides a patch, I can prepare a NMU
for this one, #479826 (using su-t-root-X as su wrapper) and #431936
(tranlations). I can also make the package non-native (as it has anyway
been suggested on this list for NMUs).

By the way, can somebody suggest an appropriate gid ?

Have a nice day,


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