[arch-dev-public] Request: adding alpine to extra

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sun Feb 3 16:29:04 EST 2008

On Sat, 2 Feb 2008, Thomas Bächler wrote:

> Paul Mattal schrieb:
>> Eric Belanger wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I would like to add alpine to the extra repo where it will replace
>>> pine which is no longer being developped. Reference: FS#9040.
>> +2, the second for encouragement!
>> Can we leave pine there too for a little while until people have had a
>> chance to transition?
> I don't see the need: pine is no longer being developped, so there will
> be no updates. People who already have it installed will need a
> transition, people who don't will immediately start with alpine. A
> package in the repository is no longer needed.

If it would be better, I could add alpine to testing first with the 
replace line in and keep pine in extra.  And after 1-2 weeks , move alpine 
to extra and remove pine.  That might ease up the transition but I agree 
with Thomas here.
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