Fwd: Bug#680600: unblock: kiwix/0.9~beta6.8-1

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 10:16:55 UTC 2012

Hello All,

I'm sorry to say that kiwix will not be making to Debian wheezy.
Unblock request was rejected by release team. Below is the mail

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mehdi Dogguy <mehdi at dogguy.org>
Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Subject: Re: Bug#680600: unblock: kiwix/0.9~beta6.8-1
To: Vasudev Kamath <kamathvasudev at gmail.com>, 680600-done at bugs.debian.org

On 07/07/2012 09:20 AM, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
> Please unblock package kiwix
> Previously kiwix was an candidate for wheezy and had an unblock
> request by Freeze-exception. We had a RC bug [1] and we had to upload
> a new upstream version with proper fixes to RC bug and several other
> bugs related to this which upstream found after RC bug report. Hence
> version is changed to 0.9~beta6.8-1. Now PTS shows unblock request is
> ignored due to version mismatch. Hence filing this bug report. Please
> consider unblocking kiwix.

Looking at the changelog, I realize this is not yet mature for a stable
release. I'm not sure it is wise to accept new packages in wheezy at
this stage. So freeze exception revoked. Sorry.

> Kiwix is a good addition to Debian-Edu aka Skolelinux Wheezy
> version.

Not relevant here.


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Vasudev Kamath

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