Re: unblocking eclipse-cdt
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On 2010-11-15 22:29, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 08:38:08PM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-11-15 at 15:33 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
>>> we have users at the institute asking for the cdt in eclipse
>>> as they prefer to c++ in eclipse.
>>> any reason why this 36 old package missed the freeze so closely.
>> Not commenting on the merits of the package, but the freeze was
>> initially announced in early August and eclipse-cdt was uploaded two
>> months after that; that's a fairly elastic definition of "closely".
> don't be so picky.
> It is clear that their are usecases for it and as it looks
> testing migration doesn't hurt.
> Although I'd like to hear a word from the maintainers, obviously. :)
Considering the issues we had with (keeping) eclipse itself in testing,
I can understand why the release team would be reluctant to include CDT
in Squeeze at the current time and I admit sharing their reluctance a bit.
Though I think backporting it to Squeeze after the release as Miguel
suggested should a reasonable solution. What do you think of that?
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