[sane-devel] SANE Backends 1.0.31 released / Goodbye / Ubuntu PPA

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Sat Sep 5 11:29:36 BST 2020

Hi Kelly,

sane-release for 1.0.31 is available on both repositories:

I planned no auto switching for this ppa. I still added a note to the
old ppa.

Hope this helps.


Am 04.09.20 um 16:49 schrieb Kelly Price:
> Is work being done for sane-release?
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2020 at 8:05 AM Rolf Bensch <rolf at bensch-online.de> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Am 02.09.20 um 14:49 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Olaf Meeuwissen writes:
>>>> Ralph Little writes:
>>>>> What will happen to your PPAs? Are you planning to hand that over to
>>>>> someone else?
>>>>> I know they are a big deal for many people, including myself.
>>>> Yeah, I realized I forgot to mention that a wee while after I dashed off
>>>> my initial response.  I'm curious as well.  Especially because I've been
>>>> thinking of getting rid of our daily date-stamped source tarballs.  I've
>>>> only been keeping those alive for your PPA really :-)
>>> Just thought I'd let you know that Rolf, Ralph and I are working
>>> off-list on getting the maintenance of this transferred to Ralph
>>> and myself.
>> Now the new Ubuntu PPA is online:
>> https://launchpad.net/~sane-project/+archive/ubuntu/sane-git and I'll
>> stop providing updates to my PPA
>> (https://launchpad.net/~rolfbensch/+archive/ubuntu/sane-git).
>> The new PPA will be maintained by a group, so changing personal
>> responsibilities won't affect the users anymore.
>> The last update from my PPA will automatically change the package
>> manager configuration to the new PPA, so you don't need to care about
>> switching the PPAs.
>> Hope this helps.
>> Cheers,
>> Rolf

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