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Fwd: Re: Bug#526489: Time to orphan eclipse? (Bug#526489: eclipse: should this package be orphaned?)

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Subject: Re: Bug#526489: Time to orphan eclipse? (Bug#526489: eclipse: should this package be orphaned?)
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009
From: Ana Guerrero <ana@debian.org>
To: Jerry Haltom <wasabi@larvalstage.net>, Michael Koch <konqueror@gmx.de>, Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>, Stephan Michels <stephan@apache.org>

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 01:40:49AM +0200, Ana Guerrero wrote:
> I filed the quoted report almost 3 weeks ago. Resending to people listed as
> eclipse uploaders in case they did not get it.

Third and last warning, I will orphan eclipse next saturday (20th June), so if
somebody from the Java team is interested, please step up now. Usually, I
would have orphaned the package already, but I was hoping from somebody from the
team take over it. Sadly, I did not get a word from any of the uploaders (a "i am not
longer interested" email would have been nice) or from somebody else from the

For the record, even if the last version we have in Debian is 3.2.2, there was
some work done (from one year ago) in the SVN for the version 3.4:

> On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 04:33:20PM +0200, Ana Guerrero wrote:
> > Package: eclipse
> > Version: 3.2.2-6.1
> > Severity: important
> > 
> > After being hit by #507536 (merged with #511713, #515747) and read 
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=507536#104
> > I have been looking at the status of eclipse in Debian.
> > Eclipse's packaging is under the umbrella of the "Debian Java Maintainers", 
> > but it is currently lacking of a main maintainer. Latest "maintainer" upload 
> > was almost a year ago (8 May 2008), and the package has missed a few upstream 
> > releases (Current version is 3.4.2) since then.
> > 
> > I am cc'ing all the people listed in the uploaders field, are you still interested
> > in maintaining eclipse?
> > 
> > Ana
> > 
> Original bug report at: http://bugs.debian.org/526489

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