Package: release.debian.org Severity: normal User: firstname.lastname@example.org Usertags: freeze-exception x-debbugs-cc: email@example.com Hi, please let googleearth-package back into squeeze contrib. Removal of packages is a reasonable way forward at this stage of the release, IMHO, especially for "pet" packages. Given that googleearth (whether you like it or not) has millions of users I think it's reasonable to let it in again. The changes to the package are reviewable: $ debdiff googleearth-package_0.5.7.dsc googleearth-package_0.6.1.dsc|diffstat debian/changelog | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ debian/control | 7 +++---- debian/source/format | 1 + make-googleearth-package | 19 ++++++++++++------- On Sonntag, 5. Dezember 2010, Philipp Kern wrote: > No, volatile is not a place for crap, thank you. If the maintainer doesn't > care, it doesn't need to be somewhere else than just removed. The maintainer cared, a fixed version was available on mentors.debian.net on December 1st, just nobody cared to upload :( And true, Adnan should have also notified the bug and the mentors list, but well, he is in the new maintainer process and still learning. I'd think he learned this lesson by now. ;) (*) I'm subscribed to the package in the PTS and will together with Adnan make sure it stays in good shape. Thanks! cheers, Holger (*) it also would be nice if mentors.d.n could automatically mark bugs as pending, when a package is available fixing a bug, just like it is done by NEW. Will suggest this in a new thread on -mentors@
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