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Bug#483787: songwrite: New version available upstream


On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 09:59:12PM +0200, Developers DoudouLinux wrote:

> > songwrite is orphaned since 30 mars 2009, which means it doesn't have
> > a regular maintainer in debian. Since you seem already to maintain a
> > package for doudoulinux, would you be willing to maintain the
> > debian package as well? Otherwise it will probably be removed from
> > wheezy, and even from debian altogether, since the version currently
> > in debian does no longer work with the current version of python2
> > (bug #672210).
> Why not but I'm not an official Debian maintainer and still haven't all
> the required knowledge, especially concerning Python software packaging
> in Debian. If I can rely on the help from an experienced Debian
> developer, well, I'd be glad to maintain the package in the official
> archive :).

I could help you out with this (improving the packaging, and eventually
sponsor an upload to debian). However this would require an upload of
a new package (since it is songwrite2 now), and since we are already in
freeze it might be too late to get this into wheezy. We will see what
the release team says.

Where did you get songwrite2_0.4.2-1.tar.gz upstream tar ball ? I looked
at http://download.gna.org/songwrite/ but the most recent I could find there
was Songwrite2-0.4.1.tar.gz.

Cheers -Ralf.

PS : you are not by any chance coming to debconf12 in Managua, are you ?

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