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Re: Maintaining older xorg driver packages by Debian Ports

On Tue, 21 Apr 2020 at 12:23, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
<glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> 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?

This sounds like a good idea. I have a number of machines affected by
this issue (both G4 and x86). Is it possible to bring these packages
back into debian? They work well enough for many users.

Ed Robbins

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