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Old 02-16-2009, 02:02 AM
William Pitcock
 
Default AW: Bug#515134: ITP: ircservices -- IRC Services for IRC networks providing services like Nick- and ChanServ

Hi,

On Sat, 2009-02-14 at 13:59 +0100, Rondal wrote:
> retitle 515134 ITP: ircservices-church -- IRC Services for IRC networks
> providing services like Nick- and ChanServ
>
> Hi,
>
> > See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=424844 .
> > Inclusion of ircservices in Debian may be problematic.
>
> I missed this one when I looked for ITPs/RTPs. I've did a little bit
> testing over the last hour and it seems that there is no longer
> any problem building on amd64.
>
> The very generic name is another problem discussed in #424844, I see
> no problem in renaming, especially because there are currently no
> other IRC Services packages in the repositories and I don't want
> to support the wrong impression that those are the one and only
> ircservices.

Andrew Church's IRCServices is dead upstream, other than "security
fixes", and those will most likely stop within Squeeze's release
lifecycle. Do you intend to maintain it yourself?

If not, I strongly urge you to not package this.

William
 

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