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

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sun Feb 10 21:16:59 EST 2008

On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Paul Mattal wrote:

> Eric Belanger wrote:
>> 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?
> I'd say let's just drop it in testing for a short stint. I'll use a guy in 
> our office as a test case upgrade.
> - P

OK, it's in testing for both arches.
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