[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Please make a new uptream sysvinit release

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Tue Jan 8 11:20:52 UTC 2008

Hi.  Did you get this email?  I have not seen any reply.

[Petter Reinholdtsen 2007-12-24]
> Hi.  You are listed as the upstream developer for the sysvinit
> package, and it is quite a long time since the last release.  In the
> mean time, quite a lot of bug fixes and improvements have been
> developed, and the version used by the different Linux distributions
> are diverting more and more.  I am one of the Debian maintainers for
> this package, and even though I try to track patches applied to the
> SuSe and Fedora version, I am sure there are others I have failed to
> discover.
> To reduce the differences between distributions, it would be very
> useful to have a new official release of the sysvinit package, with
> the patches that make sense to have in all distributions integrated.
> Perhaps it would be a good idea to switch the package to group
> maintenence, with the maintainers from the Linux distributions as team
> members?
> Anyway, the current list of patches applied to the Debian package is
> available from 
>   http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/pkg-sysvinit/sysvinit/trunk/debian/patches/?rev=0
> Please apply the ones you believe are correct and generic and release
> a new version of sysvinit for us to integrate into our distributions.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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