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

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Thu Feb 7 13:09:01 EST 2008

On Sun, 3 Feb 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:

> 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

Should alpine go straight in extra or in testing first?
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