[arch-dev-public] proftpd status
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Apr 28 14:07:32 EDT 2008
On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 8:43 PM, Eric Belanger
> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, eliott wrote:
>>>> Because of this and because I don't use the package anymore, it would
>>>> better if someone else maintains it. Anyone interested? I have the
>>>> PKGBUILD and script.
>>>> If not we could:
>>>> a) move it to unsupported as we already have several ftp servers in
>>>> b) I would be willing to continue to maintain it but I'll need someone
>>>> else to build/test/upload the x86_64 package as I can't test it.
>>>> c) this is the more cumbersome. I could continue to maintain and build
>>>> both arches but every update will go to testing first for signoffs.
>>> Another option might be to release it to community (or maybe that is
>>> what you meant by unsupported). Maybe one of the TUs would want to
>>> take it over.
>> Yes, I meant removing it from extra so it'll go to eitherunsupported or
>> community if a TU is interested.
> Speaking on behalf of myself, I think it would be smart if we started
> shedding some packages from extra that we don't really use- we
> shouldn't feel obliged to maintain them just because someone else put
> them there and stuck us with them. Package maintenance can be a real
> bore if you aren't even interested in the package you are working on.
> So phrased shortly- if you don't use it and other devs don't have
> interest, throw it to unsupported where it may or may not get picked
> up by a TU.
Yeah, I have a tendency of maintaining too much packages and having
problems of letting them go. Anyhow, I've orphaned proftpd and above
options b) and c) are no longer available.
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