Re: Any volunteer to maintain JAI that is RC buggy and dead upstream (Was: Bug#793369: jai-core: FTBFS - JPEGImageDecoder.java:29: error: package com.sun.image.codec.jpeg does not exist)
On 07/23/2015 06:13 PM, Andreas Tille wrote:
> since Mathieu declared he will not keep on maintaining his Debian Med
> packages we have no active Uploader for this package to care for bugs
> like this. Since I have no idea how to fix this I'm just asking for
> volunteers whether we will be able to properly maintain the package
> inside Debian or whether we rather want to drop it.
Being RC-buggy without anyone to care for in Debian and upstream is
reason enough for me to remove the package from the archive.
> There might be some chance to replace the non-free JAI by the free
> JAI-EXT which could be a potential replacement (but I have no idea how
> much adaptation is needed).
JAI-EXT seems more promising, but we don't really have any volunteers
for this either.
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