Re: Bug#298856: RFA: libsem
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Banck" <email@example.com>
Cc: "Robert Millan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 10:33 AM
Subject: 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
Do we still utilize it? I can try to adopt it if necessary.
Barry deFreese (aka bddebian)