[arch-dev-public] Request: adding alpine to extra
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 18:35:05 EST 2008
On Feb 3, 2008 3:29 PM, Eric Belanger <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> 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.
I agree with you two as well. pine users should know what they're
doing anyway, so a transition shouldn't be hard
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