[Pkg-sugar-devel] Debian Sugar package maintenance moving forward
aperez at alexperez.com
Fri May 10 18:37:08 BST 2019
Jonas & Santiago,
Hi there, I sit on the Sugar Labs Oversight Board, and would like to
offer to help with packaging of Sugar on Debian, since it doesn't seem
to have gotten much love in the last few years.
For some time now, the default version of Sugar for Debian is 0.110, and
0.112 is only available via unstable. Since the release of Sugar 0.113
earlier this year, we have a strong desire to see this version, or its
successor, 0.114, which is yet to be released, but coming soon,
integrated into Debian Stable, if possible. There are some fairly
critical bugs, associated with collaboration and remote presence, which
were fixed in 0.113.
Since many people are trying Sugar on Raspbian, we _really_ need them to
have a good first experience, and not a bug-riddled one.
What do I need to do to join the Sugar Debian package maintenance team?
Are both of you still committed to package maintenance of Sugar, or
would you prefer to retire from, or abdicate, these responsibilities?
I noticed recently that Sugar was marked for autoremoval from testing,
due to a single library which doesn't support ipv6. Is there any way to
override this default behavior, such that these packages can still be
built in testing?
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