Re: [Pkg-grass-general] libpgjava in main
you probably are right
On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 22:12 +1200, Hamish wrote:
> > > > 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.
> If it was done it would have to be an unofficial package living just
> here on the Alioth repository, but I think there might be lots of
> cascading dependencies which would also need to be backported, making
> the job to hard to be worth it. Of course this could just be a
> perception issue and one dedicated person can make all the difference
> if they are stubborn enough... just depends where the effort/payoff
> ratio falls. Here it might be lots of effort for little perceived
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