Re: reinclude removed package: soci
On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 05:29:00PM +0200, Julian Taylor wrote:
> the soci library (C++ Database Access Library ) has recently been removed
> from the testing archives.
> Now I would like to adopt this package. I have familiarized myself with
> packaging and am in contact with upstream.
> But I am not clear about the procedure to get it back into debian.
> Do I file a ITP bug or do I reopen the orphan bug?
You already properly retitled it to ITA (#583846).
It was then closed by a ftpmaster when the package was removed, but it
appears to be done in a (semi-?)automated way, without any ill will towards
you. I'd just reopen it.
> Also it only had one minor bug filed against it (which can be fixed easily)
> and was removed a just few days ago.
> Is it to late to get it back into squeeze?
The rules for migrating to testing are pretty strict now, so I'm afraid that
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