[aur-general] Orphaning mediatomb

Jonathan Conder jonno.conder at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 23:10:45 EDT 2011

On 24 October 2011 01:42, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Oct 2011 02:10:48 +1300
> Jonathan Conder <jonno.conder at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi TUs,
>> In a few days I will be orphaning my package mediatomb, and will
>> delete it too unless anyone is interested in maintaining it. It has
>> been unmaintained upstream for over a year, and currently I don't
>> have enough time to deal with the issues that keep cropping up
>> because of this. At the moment it isn't even installed on my main
>> computer. Thought I'd just let people know first, in case anyone else
>> is interested in maintaining it, and to give my reasons for dropping
>> it.
>> Thanks,
>> Jonathan
> why would you delete the package?
> I still use MT.  orphan as you want, but it's not because upstream is inactive that you should remove the package IMHO.

I was under the impression that it didn't currently work, but on
closer inspection it looks like one of the bugs was invalid. Maybe it
should stay then, but unless someone is willing to maintain it I think
we should encourage new users to look for an alternative (by removing
it from the repos).

> Dieter

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