Re: removal of libpgsql-ocaml-dev
On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 09:47:19AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 07:24:45AM +0200, Alain Frisch wrote:
> > Indeed, Markus has taken over the development (and I'm happy with that).
> > However, some people are still using my branch (e.g.
> > http://sandbox.merjis.com/dependencies). Also, Gerd created a GODI
> > package for it in addition to Markus' version; I guess he had some
> > demand for it since the package includes the comment "Well, there is
> > still software needing it...". So, removing the package from Debian
> > might break actual code. (A good strategy could be to ask Markus' to
> Unfortunately we have no precise way of knowing how many people still
> use it. In Debian our figures are how many packages depend on it (just
You remove it and mesure how many people complain. There is always sarge to
fall back upon if you really need it.
> The only other way to know if some debian user would have its code
> broken is asking here.
And the bugs they will fill in the BTS, if they don't fill bug report, i
couldn't care less if it breaks for them.
> Regarding merjis, Richard Jones is subscribe to this list AFAIK ...