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Re: Proposing removal of pump: anyone wants it?

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 5:14 PM, David Paleino <dapal@debian.org> wrote:

> The first issue is: pump has no upstream. debian/copyright shows the source
> was taken from Fedora Core [1] (reports 404) -- now that it changed name,
> the new url seems to be [2], and there's no trace of pump there.
> The last upstream release seems to be 0.8.24, uploaded to Debian on Sat, 26
> Nov 2005.

Looks like this is the upstream git repo:


The latest commit message was "Note that pump is dead." and it added this text:

pump is no longer an active project.  It has been replaced (for now) with
libdhcp and accompanying libraries (libdhcp4client and libdhcp6client).  It
is provided here for historical purposes.

> What do you think about this?

Sounds like it should be removed to me.

[debian-qa probably would have been a better list for this post]



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