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Re: Bug#298856: RFA: libsem

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:51:03PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> The GNU/kFreeBSD port no longer depends on libsem (as it switched to
> linuxthreads) and I'm told the GNU/Hurd port will soon switch to NPTL,
> so it won't need libsem either.

Who told you that? "Soon" in conjunction with the Hurd is to be taken
with a grain of salt.
> Unless someone who is actualy interested in libsem volunteers to
> maintain it, I'll request its removal within a week or so.

You can't make libsem-dev build-essential for us (without consultation)
and then just drop like a hot potato once your currently favoured port
doesn't need it anymore.  Orphan it if you want, but a request for
removal goes too far right now.  We'll get it removed once we are
certain we don't need it anymore.


Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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