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Re: please remove passivetex from testing (was: passivetex: destroys local configuration)

On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 06:41:47PM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
> Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> wrote:

> > The package has two serious bugs, and some normal ones:

> I was about to create a patch for the package, but I discovered more
> issues.  Most notably, the Makefile in the example directory fails
> because it cannot find a file "tei.xsl", which does not exist in the
> source package or anywhere in Debian (main).  Thus it seems the package
> is not even functional.  

> Given that

> - The package has 2 RC bugs without maintainer reaction, one of them for
>   more than 2 months

> - and one normal without maintainer reaction (after it has been assigned
>   to passivetex), and no action at all for 2 years

> - passivetex seems to have functionality problems (see above, and the
>   normal bug's log mentions that xmlto wants to switch away from
>   passivetex)

> - No package Depends on it, and only one (xmlto, see above) Suggests it,
>   and one Recommends it (xmltex) it,

However, gstreamer0.8 has a build-dependency on it, and I think we might
miss that.  Do you have a solution for gstreamer0.8?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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