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Re: Bug#298856: RFA: libsem

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Banck" <mbanck@debian.org>
To: <debian-hurd@lists.debian.org>
Cc: "Robert Millan" <rmh@debian.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
> -- 
> Michael Banck
> Debian Developer
> mbanck@debian.org
> http://www.advogato.org/person/mbanck/diary.html

Do we still utilize it?  I can try to adopt it if necessary.

Barry deFreese (aka bddebian)

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