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Re: out of date packages to be removed?

On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 01:51 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hello,
> Below is a list of packages which are out of date, which I consider
> asking ftp-master to remove.  Packages with a couple of spaces before
> are removals needed to turn the out of date packages leaves.
> Anybody see any red flag among these before I submit the removal
> request?

Why removing out-of-date packages, many of them have patches
submitted/pending upload to be attended to by the maintainers _after_
Wheezy. Until Wheezy is released these packages will not be patched to
build on GNU/Hurd. Or is your plan to host these packages at

Comments on a few packages below:
> from sid:
> clisp

A glibc bug, hopefully fixed in latest glibc? Not yet in 2.13-39+hurd.3.

> dovecot

> freebsd-buildutils
> freebsd-libs

Builds w/o problems by making minor changes.

> xosview

A patch with somewhat reduced functionality is available if of interest.

> rrdtool

A patch is available (review needed). Not submitted to the Debian BTS
due to the Wheezy freeze.

>   kcollectd

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