[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#776131: gridengine: Should gridengine be removed from jessie?
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Thu Jan 29 18:49:56 UTC 2015
>>>>> "Dave" == Dave Love <d.love at liverpool.ac.uk> writes:
Dave> Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org> writes:
>> Hi Roland,
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015, at 13:39, Roland Fehrenbacher wrote:
>>> My offer to take over still stands. What needs to be done to
>>> keep it in jessie? Can we package "Son of Grid Engine" and still
>>> get it uploaded to jessie?
Dave> A previous attempt was blocked because there was no complete
Dave> list of copyright holders (just like for linux, on which I
Dave> based the package wording if I recall correctly). There is no
Dave> such list, at least publicly available, like for many
Dave> packages. I'm happy to maintain packaging or appropriate
Dave> changes if that doesn't block it in future.
we should be able to sort this out.
>> So I guess it would be better to just remove it from jessie, do
>> the work on 8.x in unstable and use jessie-backports to provide
>> the usable current version to jessie users if there's a need for
Dave> and the attempt at conformant packaging is under
Dave> http://arc.liv.ac.uk/repos/darcs/gridengine.debian/ via darcs,
Dave> hg, or git.
I think that would be the point to start. I'd be happy to make this a joint
effort with you. Will not find time for it before April though. But
since we're not going to get it into jessie, there's no rush ...
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