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Re: Maintaining older xorg driver packages by Debian Ports

On 4/21/20 3:09 PM, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> After some xorg driver packages were removed from the archive in #955603 [1]
>> that we still need for Debian Ports, I was wondering whether it's okay when
>> I take over maintainership and upload the packages to unstable as we need
>> them.
>> I understand that the timing is a bit unfortunate, but I wasn't aware of the
>> removal bug otherwise, I would have asked for some of the drivers to stay.
>> But I can just maintain the driver packages myself if that's ok?
> If they're needed by debian-ports, then may I suggest you maintain them
> there?

Maintaining them in Debian Ports is completely manual and therefore very
cumbersome. The packages cannot be built automatically unless they
are part of the main archive.


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