Bug#245826: t-gnus: please maintain and update the package
On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:44:46AM +0100, free wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Jul 2004 16:02:05 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 01:15:12AM +0900, Tatsuya Kinoshita wrote:
> > > Package: t-gnus
> > > Version: 6.15.8.00-1
> > > Severity: serious
> > >
> > > The t-gnus package has not been updated since 2002-11-25 (the
> > > upstream is still active, T-gnus 6.17.1 revision 00 was released
> > > on 2004-01-05), and there are lintian errors and other bugs in
> > > debian/* files. I feel that this package is unsuitable for the
> > > Debian release.
> > I've accordingly scheduled t-gnus to be removed from testing. If
> > somebody wants it back, please fix the release-critical bugs promptly.
> I've worked a little bit on the package:
> t-gnus (6.17.2.00-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
> * New upstream release
> * Using dpatch
> * Added reference to the common license file for gpl
> * Moved postrm to prerm, as the latter is the right place
> for install-info --remove.
> * Removed double spaces in description
> -- Free Ekanayaka <email@example.com> Fri, 5 Nov 2004 00:12:43 +0100
> The package is now updated, lintian free, and it works (I'm a t-gnus
> However I discovered that the texi info documentation is GFDL. Shall I
> package a non-free t-gnus-doc for it?
If you like, but material licensed under the GFDL is permitted in main
for sarge, so don't worry about it too much for now.
Are you willing to be the maintainer for this package? The fewer
orphaned packages we have in a stable release, the better.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]