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Re: RFS: NMU: orange -- extracts CAB files from self-extracting installers

On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 23:20 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 16:07 +0900, Paul Wise wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Barry deFreese <bddebian@comcast.net> wrote:
> > 
> > >  Here is another one of my way too intrusive NMUs that closes RC bug
> > >  #465633 and bug #400257 as well as quite a bit of package cleanup,
> > >  standards update, etc.
> > >
> > >  If someone has time to review and/or upload I would appreciate it.
> > >  Package hasn't seen an upload since 2005.
> > 
> > Neither orange in the archive nor the result of your NMU even work for
> > zip files (with unzip installed) nor other files where it should work.
> > >>From strace, it looks like it is acually extracting stuff, but then
> > deletes the files instead of copying them to the output directory. It
> > would be nice if this could be fixed too.
> Paul, is that realistic for the NMU? This isn't an orphaned package,

OK, it is orphaned now.

This changes things - time to see if anyone wants to adopt it, if not,
the RFS should be a QA upload after 7 days, as normal.

That gives time to look at the remaining issue about missing

Paul - do you have a fix for the zip file bug (or a start)?

Barry - what about the other packages by the same maintainer (quite a
few of them also have RC bugs)? The reason for orphaning orange applies
to the other packages too. (mia-query does show that voc is MIA).



Neil Williams

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