Re: [Pkg-grass-general] libpgjava in main
On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 09:20 +0200, Wolfgang Baer wrote:
> alex bodnaru wrote:
> > hi wolfgang,
> > it is very good news, thanks a lot.
> > as for postgis, the situation is quite ironic. we have a very well
> > accepted package, and it will improve with upstream autoconf, but our
> > efforts to make it available on debian gis are technically frustrating.
> Whats the problem ?
technical problems on alioth made all my last duploads fail. but i might
chat with frankie today, so everything might be solved.
> > but i will happily remove the with and without java options.
> > would it be exaggerated to ask for it on woody too?
> Do you mean libpgjava to main for woody ? As I understand the stable
> point releases of debian this is not possible - as it not fixes a
> security issue nor brings back the version in sync for all arches.
> But for an upload of postgis to debian only sarge/unstable are a target
> at all. A new package can't be included in a stable distribution
> (woody) !
so postgis cannot enter woody anyway, and libpostgisjava doesn't fully
work on woody anyway.
but debian gis repository still keeps woody, and making for it might
still require splitting the package.