Re: [DebianGIS] Current state of Geos and TileCache packages in Squeeze
On Sep 25, 2010, at 2:06 PM, ext Ivan Mincik wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Hamish <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Ivan wrote:
>>>> What can we do in this case ? (Nothing ?).
>>> 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 ?
The bug doesn't *exist* in 2.03, which is why Debian still has that
version. 2.10 adds features, but not core functionality, and the
lack of the latest version number is not something I consider a fatal
I don't see a reason to change the version of TileCache in Debian.
(Once there's a new release of TileCache, it makes sense to package
it for Debian, but this is irrelevant to Squeeze.)