On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> I've seen wwwoffle was dropped from Debian and Ubuntu.
> As I really need it, I'm willing to step in as maintainer.
> I'm currently in process of importing the available releases into
> an git repo and adding the latest patches.
> I've never really contributed to Debian yet, so please let me
> know what should be done here.
Please read through some of these pages:
Most of the steps are the same as introducing a new package. So you
need to file an ITP bug, do the package update, upload to mentors.d.n
and then look for a sponsor.
SInce you are reintroducing the package:
You should take the latest Debian packaging from the Debian wayback
machine instead of from any older version:
You should also unarchive and reopen all the bugs that were closed in
a version ending in +rm. If there are any such bugs that got fixed
upstream, you should close those via debian/changelog as usual:
- From: Enrico Weigelt <firstname.lastname@example.org>