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Re: [DebianGIS] Current state of Geos and TileCache packages in Squeeze

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 2:06 AM, Ivan Mincik <ivan.mincik@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Hamish <hamish_b@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Ivan wrote:
>>> > What can we do in this case ? (Nothing ?).
>> Paul:
>>> Probably remove the package from squeeze and orphan it.
>> please only request removal from squeeze if it has fatal RC bugs,
>> not because you are unhappy with the version number.
> Maybe the best idea is to fix the bug I mentioned above and leave this
> package in Squeeze. The patch is very trivial and it is fixing
> important and often used feature - meta tiling. Is it possible ?

Is Christopher still interested in maintaining it?

If so, he should prepare an upload, get it approved by the release
team and get someone to upload it.

If not, the package should be orphaned, someone can prepare a QA
upload (or adopt it) and that someone can get approval from the
release team and then get someone to upload it.

Given that the package has not seen a maintainer upload in more than
two years, I doubt Christopher is still interested in the package.



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