[clug] etch and egroupware, a sad story
chris at kororaa.org
Tue Feb 20 10:25:20 GMT 2007
So I was looking for egroupware in etch but it's no-where to be seen.
"It's in sarge so why on earth not in etch?" I thought to myself. It's
also in sid, but etch? Nope.
So I searched the net and found this from 27th Jan 07:
In short (from my understanding) egroupware _was_ in etch and the
maintainer asked for a maintenance release to be included in etch to
allow it to work with php5 and postgres 8.1.
Some guy who obviously has some sort of say said he wouldn't approve it
because he didn't feel it was a "maintenance release" and shouldn't be
allowed into etch at this point of the freeze (probably fair enough
because current stable postgresql is 7.5.22).
So the maintainer said "Then you might as well remove the package from
etch because no one...is going to want to use or maintain that." And so
the guy said "suit yourself" and removed it.
That's why we have no egroupware in etch. Bugger.
Looks like it's tarball time for me :)
Just thought I'd share.
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