Re: Is sbackup maintained? If not, what to do?
sbackup has been merged and superseded by nssbackup, which is not yet
in Debian. I will see if I can get a version properly suited to be
packaged in Debian, and I will ask sbackup to be removed from archive.
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 3:58 PM, Charles Plessy <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> it is almost one year that sbackup was modified to use a group ID that
> exists on Ubuntu but not on Debian systems. As suggested on
> firstname.lastname@example.org, I have increased the severity of the bug to
> 'serious' three weeks ago. (#427697)
> sbackup is a native Debian package whose maintainer is also upstream
> developper. As a native package, it is translated by Debian voluteers,
> whose work is ignored by the maintainer. (#431936)
> The homepage of sbackup has not been updated recently, except by
> spammers (http://sbackup.sourceforge.net/RecentChanges).
> Despite the fact that the maintainer of sbackup is actively blogging on
> planet.d.o, I wonder if sbackup is maintained. From a user perspective
> (and I am a user of sbackup, that is why I feel concerned), I think that
> if there is no future for sbackup, it can be discussed wether it is
> better to remove it and save volunteer time to fix other bugs than the
> ones of sbackup.
> Have a nice day,
> Charles Plessy
> Wakō, Saitama, Japan
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