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Re: Removing OSRM from Debian

On 20-10-15 23:11, Christopher Baines wrote:
> On 20/10/15 21:48, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> The question before us is if we want to keep osrm in Debian and
>> derivatives despite the reservations of the upstream developers?
>> Christopher, do you want to keep maintaining osrm for the duration of
>> stable releases without upstream support? And what are your thoughts
>> about osrm packaging in Debian in general?
> I am not currently using OSRM, and have not done so for some time now.
> Unfortunately, I think that this means that it does not make sense for
> me to attempt to contribute to the maintenance of the package.

That leaves Andreas as the other uploader, but he has basically
delegated osrm maintenance to you, which leaves osrm without an active

Removing the package from the archive seems sensible with the lack of an
active maintainer and the upstream developers inability to support OSRM
in stable releases.

> Personally I would like to see it available through Debian, but I
> realise that it is probably sensible to check that someone can provide
> some minimum level of support, especially as OSRM is used with the ever
> changing OSM dataset.

I don't like forcing users to compile software themselves, but I also
cannot adopt the package to keep it in the archive. I'm maintaining too
many package I don't actually use myself already.

Christopher, will you file to removal bug?


Kind Regards,


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